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Notes: The biology of the mealybug, N. viridis was studied on various host plants: bhant, Clerodendron infortunatum; jackfruit, Artocarpus integra [A. heterophyllus]; Citrus sp.; and soyabean, Glycine max. The average developmental periods of males and females on bhant, jackfruit, citrus and soyabean were 18.19, 16.89, 16.86 and 16.23 days, and 16.19, 15.36, 15.46 and 14.62 days, respectively. The average pre-oviposition, oviposition and fecundity were 6.33 days, 9.67 days and 235 eggs on jackfruit, 7.33 days, 8.33 days and 176.33 eggs on citrus, 8.33 days, 7.66 days and 78.67 eggs on soyabean and 7.67 days, 6.33 days and 66.33 eggs on bhant.