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EMERGENT LIFE SCIENCES RESEARCH - Vol 5, Issue 1, Published on 30, June 2019

Pages: 18-22
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Jasminum multiflorum (Burm. f.) Andrews (Oleaceae) - a new host plant record for Saissetia coffeae (Walker) (Coccidae: Hemiptera) from Assam, India

Author: Ankur Jyoti Saikia, Vipin Parkash, Prodip Kumar Hazarika, Muhibul Hussain, Kalyan Das, Pallwabee Duarah

Category: Short Communication


Jasminum multiflorum (Burm.f.) Andrews, alternately known as winter jasmine, Indian jasmine, downy jasmine and or star jasmine is reported for the first time as a host for the hemispherical scale insect Saissetia coffeae (Walker) from Assam, India.

Keywords: ornamental plants, pests, polyphagy, sap sucker, scale insect