Vine Mealybug

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Greg Clark, Agricultural Commissioner Sealer of Weights and Measures

Vine Mealybug

 
 generic map

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.  

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

 VMB PageThe Ag Commissioner's Office conducts an enhanced vine mealybug (VMB) trapping program of 25 traps per square mile. To view the spread of Vine Mealybug through the years, click on each year to open the County-wide maps. The Carneros region was not trapped 2013-2015.

2012     2013     2014     2015     2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

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