Turkish Journal of Zoology
The pineapple mealy bug ( Dismycoccus brevipes) infestation is reported for the first time from Pakistan, Ratoon, crownlet, slip and sucker plants were found infested by this bug. A total of 3464 bugs were collected from these plants with a mean value of 43.3 bugs/plant. Two-third (2291) of the bug population was found on the roots while one-third (1173) were recovered from the leaf base of the pineapple.
Dismycoccus brevipes, pineapple.
KHAN, Akhlaq Ahmed; AVESI, Ghulam Mustafa; MASUD, Syed Zafar; and RIZVI, Syed Waqar Ali (1998) "Incidence of Mealy Bug Dismycoccus brevipes (Cockrell) on Pineapple," Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 22: No. 2, Article 9. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol22/iss2/9