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Recruiting lady beetles using olfactory and visual cues for the biocontrol of Acanthococcus lagerstroemiae (Hemiptera: Eriococcidae) 

Ibiyemi, Oluwatomi (2020-11-30)
Acanthacoccus lagerstroemiae (crapemyrtle bark scale, CMBS) is an exotic scale insect that feeds on the sap of crapemyrtle trees as its primary host. Heavy Infestations of CMBS leads to reduced flowering and sooty mold ...