Journal article

Soft scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae) on grapevines in Australia

Adrian Rakimov, Yair Ben-Dov, Vanessa White, Ary A Hoffmann

Australian Journal of Entomology | WILEY | Published : 2013


Funding Acknowledgements

This research was funded by the Australian Research Council through their Linkage and Fellowship schemes and also the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation. We thank Greg Buchanan (Department of Primary Industries Victoria) who made a significant contribution in initiating this research project. We also thank Mallik Malipatil (Department of Primary Industries Victoria) and Isabel Valenzuela (University of Melbourne) for assistance with taxonomy and molecular identification, respectively. Primers were kindly suggested by Lyn Cook (The University of Queensland) and Penny Gullan (University of California Davis) after limited success with the universal primers LCO1490 and HCO2198.