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Pigeonpea

Pigeonpea

Leaf Webbers

Discription

  1. Inconspicuous brown moth (Figure).
  2. Eggs are laid in clusters of about ten, on buds and young leaves.
  3. Cream-yellow larvae pupates in the webs.

Defoliators

Description

  1. The Amsact spp. (Figure) have one generation in India.
  2. S.obliqua and E.subnotata have multiple generations in a year with 30 to 40 days generation time.
  3. Larval period is about a month. Pupates in the soil.

Weevils

Description

  1. Adults are 5 mm long with 11 black spots on its ash- grey body (Bottom Figure).
  2. The biology is not fully known.

Aphids

Description

Mites

Description

  1. The eriophyid mite (Figure) can be seen with magnification.

Jassids

Description

  1. 2.5 mm long and small green insects (Figure).

Climatic Requirement of Pigeonpea

Pigeonpea affected due to water logging

Pigeonpea affected due to water logging

Pigeonpea is :

  • A warm-season plant.

Bacterial Leaf Spot in Pigeonpea

Bacterial Leaf Spot and Stem Canker

Statistics of Pigeonpea

Area and distribution

Global pigeonpea area

Phoma Stem Canker

Phoma Stem Canker

General

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