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Biotic stress

Biotic stress

Biocontrol strategy for the management of sugarcane insect pests

Biocontrol strategy for the management of sugarcane insect pests

Sugarcane is a perennial crop harbors number of natural enemies. These natural enemies play important role for maintaining pest population. Physical growth of the crop and availability of insect pests round the year give ample scope for the exploitation of biocontrol agents in the managements of sugarcane insect pests.

Natural Enemies of Sugarcane Woolly Aphid, Ceratovacuna lanigera

 

Natural Enemies of Sugarcane Woolly Aphid, Ceratovacuna lanigera

Number of natural enemies found associated with woolly aphid throughout the world. List of various natural enemies is given below.

Sugarcane red spider mite, Oligonychus indicus

Sugarcane red spider mite, Oligonychus indicus

Host Plant:

Oligonychus indicusis a harmful pest of sugarcane, maize and sorghum.

Weed management : Sugarcane ratoon crop

Weed management in sugarcane ratoon crop

Integrated pest management : Sugarcane ratoon crop

Integrated pest management schedule for sugarcane ratoon crop

Integrated pest management : sugarcane


Table: Integrated management schedule for sugarcane pests


Integrated weed management in sugarcane

Integrated Weed Management (IWM)

Weeds in sugarcane

Weed Infestation in sugarcane:

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