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Another easy way to reduce aphid, mealybug and whitefly populations on sturdy plants is to knock them off with a strong spray of water in the morning.
Recent tests by the Louisiana State University AgCenter indicate the tiny sap-sucking pest, known as a scale or mealybug, has little interest in sugar cane, one of Louisiana's most important agricultural products.
Cacti are also host for mealybugs and cactus scale.
The aphid-like insect was identified as an Asian scale, also known as a mealybug, in April.
Look beyond the black coating for insects including mealybugs, whiteflies and scale that are sucking juices from the plant.
Check for summer pests of mealybugs and scale insects; control with natural sprays.
A type of scale or mealybug from Asia appeared in south Plaquemines last year.
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