Vine Mealybug

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Agricultural Commissioner Sealer of Weights and Measures

Greg Clark, Agricultural Commissioner Sealer of Weights and Measures

Vine Mealybug

 
 
VMB Page

The Ag Commissioner's Office conducts an enhanced vine mealybug (VMB) trapping program of 25 traps per square mile.

 

Has vine mealybug (VMB) been found near you?  Access data from this interactive map to find out.   Each square represents a 25-acre area and are colored relative to the range of VMB males trapped.  The map is searchable by APN, address or operator identification / permit number.  Contact our office if you have questions about the map.   generic map

Check the mapping application to find out and use this guide to help navigate through the mapping program

Biological Control 

 Bio ControlsAgricultural Commissioner's staff releases bio control agents, Anagyrus wasps and Mealybug Destroyer, to help growers manage VMB populations.  These releases are funded by Napa County Winegrape Pest & Disease Control District funds.  

 

Related Information:  

Napa County UCCE Vine Mealybug Page

Vine Mealybug Sanitation Guidelines for Growers and Wineries

En Espanol: Vine Mealybug Sanitation Guidelines for Growers and Wineries

UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines for VMB

UCCE Vine Mealybug Management and FAQs Newsletter

Vine Mealybug: What You Should Know

 

Mealybug Identification: 

Mealybugs in California Vineyards (tri-fold brochure)

En Espanol: Mealybugs in California Vineyards (tri-fold brochure)

Printable VMB Wallet Identification Card

UCCE Vine Mealybug Identification Poster