The Quarterly Bulletin of the State Plant Board of Florida Volume 1-2

The Quarterly Bulletin of the State Plant Board of Florida Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...central in position and are dark-brown or black in color. Scale of Male.--The scale of the male is similar to the scale of the female, but smaller and lighter in color. Plants found infested in Florida: avocado; cabbage palmetto. Other plants liable to become infested: agave. Distribution in Florida: Ft. Pierce; St. Cloud. Cocoanut Mealy Bug Pseudococcus nipae (Mask.) Adult Female.--The adult female is small and rfiuai), is covered with compact, thick, yellowish-white wax plates, which project from sides as thick short spines. It is from 1.5 mm. to 3 mm. (3/50 inch to 3/25 inch) in length. Adult Male.---The adult male is small and yellow. Plants found infested in Florida: Anona muricata; avocado; cabbage palmetto; Coccolobis; cocoanut; custard apple; guava; Mammea apple; mulberry; palm; Phoenix palm. Other plants liable to become infested: Nipa fruticans; palms. Distribution in Florida: Bradentown; Ft. Myers; Ft. Pierce; Gainesville; Homestead; Miami; Oneco; Orlando; Palm Beach; St. Petersburg; West Palm Beach. Common Mealy Bug Pseudococcus citri (Risso) Adult Female.--The length of the female is from 2.5 mm. to 4 mm. (1/10 inch to 1/4 inch). It is white or yellowishbrown in color. The legs and antennae are brownish. The powdery secretion is slight on the surface of the body. The filaments on the lateral and posterior edges of the body are short, but distinct. Adult Male.--The adult male is a small, pale, two-winged insect, having two long, white anal filaments. BSf pocTM" "A. In Plants found infested in Florida: citrus; ure'Sf.rui(t6riBiniiB)htly e " Lantana; Lantania; mastic; palmetto; potato; ragweed; royal palm (roots). Other plants liable to become infested: Acalypha; Bignonia; bottle-brush; Bouvardia; Callistemon lanceolatus;...show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236647165
  • 9781236647160