The life stages of Euphyllura olivina include an egg, five nymphal instars, and adults (both sexes). Olive psyllids are very small insects ranging. AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER/WEIGHTS AND MEASURES DEPARTMENT. Olive Psyllid (Euphyllura olivina). Distribution: Olive growing regions from. Adult olive psyllid, Euphyllura olivina. Olive. Olive Psyllid. Scientific Name: Euphyllura olivina. (Reviewed 3/14, updated 3/14). In this Guideline.

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Agro technical measures to reduce the pest populations and damage to the olives include ruphyllura pruning, suckers and watersprouts removal during summer and autumn-winter period, dense planting avoidance, optimum fertilization by nitrogen fertilizers and selection of an appropriate olive pruning system.

Large populations are able euphylluda retard the growth of young trees. Nymphs Figures 4 and 5 have a flattened, light green and white body and reddish-purple eyes.

How to Manage Pests

Some general predators e. The second generation develops on buds and flowers in May and June. Contributors own the copyright to and are solely responsible for contributed olivinna.

Large populations may retard the growth of young trees. Contributed by Alex Bairstow on 21 May, – 5: Pest Notes Publication Surveys to date in California indicate that Euphyllura olivina is limited to the areas from Huntington Beach, Newport Beach and Irvine all in Orange County in the north to the city of San Diego in the south.

UC Management Guidelines for Olive Psyllid on Olive

Psyllids generally are monophagous feeding on one plant species or oligophagous feeding on plants within a single family Kabashima et al. These types of losses have not been reported in California.


Unfortunately, we cannot provide individual solutions to specific pest problems. Flat list – collapsed Flat list – expanded Threaded list – collapsed Threaded list – expanded Date – newest first Date – oldest first 10 comments per page 30 comments per page 50 comments per page 70 comments ollivina page 90 comments per page Select your preferred way to display the comments and click ‘Save settings’ to activate your changes. Eupuyllura, should they become necessary, are best used before olive psyllids begin producing their waxy secretions, which can provide protection from chemicals Zalom et al.

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We strive to provide accurate information, but we are mostly just amateurs attempting to make sense of a diverse natural world. As its common name suggests, the olive psyllid Figure 1 is found within the family Psyllidae, which contains over genera Myers et al.

Granular insecticides for the control of olive psyllid, Euphyllura olivina Costa

The rate of mortality increases at temperatures above University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. The accumulation of honeydew on foliage provides a substrate for development of sooty mold Figure 3which can potentially block sunlight and inhibit photosynthesis, or lead to premature aging of leaves that causes the leaves to drop Laemmlen The olive psyllid nymphs and adults produce a white, waxy secretion Figure 2which can cause premature flower drop during infestations.

It is unclear at this time whether the distribution of Euphyllura olivina will significantly expand beyond San Diego and Orange Counties. Nymphs and adults feed by rupturing cells and ingesting sap. The second generation begins feeding in May but becomes inactive going through aestivation once temperatures reach Euphyllura olivina Costa, The eggs are elliptical, 0.


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Please consider a year-end gift to BugGuide! Euphyllura olivina Costa Hemiptera: Observation of oljvina populations during outbreak of olive psyllid Euphyllura olivina in Tunisian olive groves.

Official Journal of the International Olive Council Management Back to Top Host plants need to be monitored for olive psyllid populations to prevent infestations from euphyllurx in new locations. There are typically three generations of olive psyllid per year. Click the contributor’s name for licensing and usage information.

Three insect species are commonly referred to as the olive psyllid: Olive psyllid populations may be reduced by pruning. Adult males live between 24 and 44 days and females live between 26 and 50 euphyllhra Meftah et al. Contributors own the copyright to and are solely responsible for contributed content.

Even though the second generation causes the most damage, reducing the population size olivian first generation will help to keep the second generation small.

Eu;hyllura wax can actually protect the psyllid from some insecticides so it is best to control the first generation when buds and flowers are not present. See our Home pageor in the U. Olive Psyllid, Euphyllura olivina Costa Hemiptera: When nymphs and adults feed, they rupture plant cells and suck sap from the host plant, reducing levels of nutrients reaching certain parts of the host.