Western Australia, insect pest management, insecticides, Citrus, Ceroplastes.
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The evaluation of control methods, the use of of organic insecticides and scale distribution on citrus trees in Western Australia.
Various treatments in white oil and white oil-soda sprays have been tested in western Australia against the white wax scale (Ceroplastes destructor, Newstead) which mainly attacks citrus trees. Reference has been previously made to this experiment (Jenkins, Shedley and Edwards, 1953)
Edwards, B.A. B. and Shedley, D. G.
"Insect pests and their control - White wax scale (Ceroplastes destructor, Newstead),"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3: Vol. 4:
5, Article 7.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture3/vol4/iss5/7