PESTS OF MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC PLANTS – Free Study Material

Insects

BELLADONA

Cut worm, Agrotis flammetra (Noctuidae: Lepidoptera) 

Leaf feeder, Archipsinca ceana

SENNA

Green leaf eating caterpillar, Catopsilia pyranthe Pierdae Lepidoptera

Pod borer, Etiella zinckenella Phycitidae Lepidoptera 

LONG PEPPER

Mealy bug, Dysmicoccus sp. (Pseudococcidae: Hemiptera) 

Tea mosquito bug, Helopeltis theivora (Miridae: Hemiptera) 

MEDICINAL YAMS

Aphids, Aphids gossypii, Pentalonia nigronervosa (Aphididae: Hemiptera) 

Red spider mite, Tetranychus sp Tetranychidae: Acarina 

ASWAGANDHA

Cut worm, Agrotis sp (Noctuidae: Lepidoptera) 

Epilachna beetle Epilachna vigintioctopunctata (Coccinellidae: Coleoptera)

Grasshopper, Trilophida annulata (Acrididae: Orthoptera) 

Ash weevil, Myllocerus viridanus (Curculionidae: Coleoptera) 

Weevil, Blosyrus maegualis (Curculionidae: Coleoptera) 

Cow bug, Gargara mixta (Membracidae: Hemiptera) 

Mealy bug, Coccidohystrix insolita (Pseudococcidae: Hemiptera) 

SARPAGANDHA

Leaf feeder, Glyphodes vertumnalis (Pyraustidae Lepidoptera) 

Sphingid caterpillar, Deilephila nerii (Sphingidae: Lepidoptera)

Cock chafer grub, Anomala polita (Rutelidae: Coleoptera)

OPIUM POPPY

Root weevil, Sternocarus fuliginosus  Curculionidae: Coleoptera

Cutworm, Agrotis suffusa  (Noctuidae: Lepidoptera) 

Aphid, Myzus persicae (Aphididae: Hemiptera) 

Capsule borer, Helicoverpa armigera (Noctuidae: Lepidoptera) 

GERANIUM

Termite, Odontotermes sp (Termitidae: Isoptera) 

VETIVER

White grub: Holotrichia serrata (Melolonthidae: Coleoptera)

Termite, Odontotermes sp (Termitidae: Isoptera) 

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