McComie, L.D. 1996 Overview of the hibiscus (pink) mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) in Trinidad.. Conference: 1. Regional Symposium on the Hibiscus (Pink) Mealybug in the Caribbean. (Grenada). MALMR Centeno (Trinidad and Tobago) 5 pp.

Notes: Discusses the hibiscus mealy bug programme undertaken in Trinidad. Also looks at the distribution of host plants, the various management strategies undertaken such as, chemical control, biological control, the identification of the plant pest and the evaluation aspect of the programme. Training seminars, public awareness programmes and plant quarantine programmes are also discussed.