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Vine Mealybug

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This serious pest was first discovered in California in 1994. 

The first report from Napa County was in September 2002. 

VMB Instructional Videos

Inspecting green-growing vines for vine mealybug: English version and Spanish version

Monitoring for vine mealybug: life cycle, scouting and common natural enemies

VMB Links

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines

Mealybug Insecticide Trials: UCCE Sonoma County

Mealybugs in Vineyards: Identification and Management 

Order the UC publication "Mealybugs in California Vineyards"