Macadamia Felted Coccid

Macadamia felted coccid (Eriococcus ironsidei) are a problem in orchards where infested propagating material has been introduced and where natural enemies do not keep them under control. Heavy infestation can distort and stunt new tree growth and cause dieback and/or death of nursery trees. Sometimes infested trees can be detected by a dull bronze colour in the foliage