The Cocoa Black Ant-Mealybugrelationship: Artificial Establishment of Cataenococcus Hispidus (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) on Cocoa

The cocoa black ant Dolichoderus thoracicus (Smith), plays an important role in the control of the cocoa mirid Helopeltis theobromae (Miller) in Malaysia. The ant has a mutualistic relationship with a variety of homopterans, the commonest one being the mealybug Cataenococcus hispidus (Morrison)....

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Main Author: Ang, Ban Na
Format: Thesis
Published: 1988
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