How To Manage Mealybugs In The Greenhouse

How To Manage Mealybugs In The Greenhouse

Madeira Mealybug on Plant Stem. Photo courtesy of Syngenta Flowers.

A mealybug outbreak can be very frustrating for growers because managing these pests is very difficult. Mealybugs are nearly impervious to most insecticides because they have a protective wax covering. Adult females, egg sacs (ovisacs) and some species of older nymphs have this waxy covering.

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Read more about the challenges of dealing with mealybugs and control and insecticide management advice in this Tech Tip from Syngenta Flowers