Termites : Odontotermes obesus(Termitidae:Isoptera)
- These are social insects, live in ermitaria, in distinct castes, workers, kings and queen.
- Eggs are laid on plants and in the soil.
- 'Workers' are small (4 mm) and have a soft, white body and a brown head
- termite bores into the roots and stem. Due to the bore the plants soon dries.
- The attack may continue to the standing crop also especially during the period of drought.
Submitted by naipictuasdharwad on Sun, 26/07/2009 - 10:39