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Development and feeding effect of frosted scale Parthenolecanium pruinosum Cocquillet (Hemiptera: Coccidae) on selected Vitis vinifera L. cultivars

Simbiken, Nelson; Cooper, Paul; Powell, K.S.


Background and Aims: Frosted scale is a sap-sucking insect pest that feeds on several commercial Vitis vinifera cultivars across several wine regions of Australia. The ability to develop and the impact of its feeding activity on grapevines have not been documented. We have closed this knowledge gap through a study that examined the development and feeding effect of frosted scale on Pinot Noir, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc. Methods and Results: A replicated glasshouse experiment was established...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research
DOI: 10.1111/ajgw.12154


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