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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.

Cultural control of chickpea pod borer

Cultural control of chickpea pod borer

 

Biological Control of Chickpea wilt

Biological Control of Chickpea wilt

Chickpea wilt is most prevalent in heavy soil and poorly drained low land soil. It is mainly caused by Fusarium oxysporum.

Pulse beetle (Callosobruchus chinensis) of Chickpea

Pulse beetle (Callosobruchus chinensis) of Chickpea:

Identification & Monitoring

Citrus Fruit sucking moth biology,Nature of damage and symptoms

Citrus Fruit sucking moth biology,Nature of damage and symptoms

 

S.N:Othreis fullonia and O. materna (Noctuidae: Lepidoptera)

Citrus leaf miner biology, nature of damage and symptoms

Citrus leaf miner biology, nature of damage and symptoms Citrus leaf miner

S.N: Phyllocnistis citrella (Gracillaridae: Lepidoptera)

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