| More

Anapulvinaria pistaciae (Bod.), a pistachio tree scale pest producing honeydew foraged by bees in Greece

Views: 248 Downloads: 207
L.A. Santas
L.A. Santas


The soft scale Anapulvinaria pistaciae (Bod.), a pest of pistachio, excretes honeydew which is exploited by honeybees. The scale has one generation per year. Adults appear early in spring and crawlers in May. From mid-May to mid-June the population of A. pistaciae consists mainly of crawlers and/or first stage nymphs. The second stage nymphs appear early in fall, this is the over-wintering stage, from which the adults of the next generation will emerge the following year.


Anapulvinaria pistaciae; Pistasio pests; Bee forage; Coccidae; Honeydew

Full Text:



  • There are currently no refbacks.

Copyright (c) 2017 L.A. Santas