Planococcus kenyae

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Planococcus kenyae in different languages.

Planococcus kenyae
Common coffee mealybug
Kenya mealybug
Planococcus subukiaensis
Pseudococcus kenyae
Pseudococcus kenyaensis
Common coffee mealybug
Kenya mealybug
Afrikanische Kaffeeschmierlaus
Pseudococcus kenyae
Pseudococcus kenyaensis
Planococcus kenyae

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Mealy bug management in coffee


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Created in
Tanzania
,
October
2012
Mealy bug management in coffee
Recognize the problem
Coffee mealy bugs, also called Kenya mealy bugs, are pests of coffee. The pest attacks
both Arabica and Robusta coffee. These small oval and flattened insects are just big
enough to be seen by eyes (2.5 mm long and 1.5 mm wide). Their body is whitish-
yellowish and segmented, but this is not easily seen as...

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