DISEASES OF CASTOR – Agricultural study materials

DISEASES CAUSAL ORGANISM Seedling blight Phytophthora parasitica Rust Melampsora ricini Leaf blight Alternaria ricini Brown leaf spot Cercospora ricinicola Bacterial leaf blight Xanthomonas campestris pv. ricini 1. SEDLING BLIGHT –…

Diseases Of Sorghum Plant – Agricultural study material

DISEASES OF SORGHUM DISEASES CAUSAL ORGANISM Charcoal rot Macrophomina phaseolina Downy mildew / leaf shredding Perenosclerospora sorghi Rust Puccinia purpurea Grain smut / kernal smut / covered smut Sporisorium sorghi…

Disease of Barley Plant – Agricultural study materials

DISEASES OF BARLEY DISEASES CAUSAL ORGANISM Leaf rust Puccinia hordei Stem rust Puccinia graminis f.sp. secalis Stripe rust Puccinia striiformis Covered smut Ustilago hordei Loose smut Ustilago nuda Powdery mildew…

Pests On Tuber Crops – Potato, sweet potato – Insects study materials

PESTS ON TUBER CROPS POTATO Cutworms,    Noctuidae: Lepidoptera Common cutworm,     Agrotis segetum  Black cutworm, Agrotis ipsilon  Spotted cutworm, Xestia C-nigrum  Variegated cutworm, Peridroma saucia Feed on foliage Cut…

Pest Affecting moringa, drumstick tree, horseradish tree, and ben oil tree or benzolive tree – Free Study Material

MORINGA Moringa oleifera is a plant that is often called the drumstick tree, the miracle tree, the ben oil tree, or the horseradish tree. Moringa has been used for centuries due to its…

Pest Of Lily, Neriyum, chyrysanthemum,Crotons, Teak, casuarina, Bamboo, Eucalyptus, Neem etc

PESTS OF LILY Leaf caterpillar Polytela gloriosa Noctuidae :  Lepidoptera Adult – brown with yellow and red markings. Larva -leaf feeder PESTS OF NERIUM Sphingid caterpillar   Deilephila nerii  …

Pest Affecting the Production of Jasmine and Rose – Jasmine and Rose pest study material

PESTS OF JASMINE Budworm, Hendecasis duplifascialis Hmpsn Pyraustidae Lepidoptera Caterpillar makes hole on the flower bud and feeds on the inner content. Larva also attacks 2 -3 buds and buds…

Pest Affect in Pepper Production – Pest control in pepper

PEPPER Pollu beetle, Longitarsus nigripennis  (Alticidae: Coleoptera) This is the most important pest in West coast area. It causes 30 to 40 percent loss in yield of pepper. Grub feeds…

Pests on Chillies, Turmeric and Ginger

PESTS ON SPICES AND CONDIMENTS CHILLIES Chilli thrips Scirtothrips dorsalis (Thripidae: Thysanoptera) Thrips cause severe damage in areas where chilli is cultivated as a dry crop. It also attacks on…

Pests On Cotton – Pest Affects the cotton – Study material

PESTS ON COTTONCotton Aphid,  Aphis gossypii (Aphididae : Hemiptera) World wide, potential pest – Highly polyphagous, wider host range  Nymphs and adults desap on young crop in colonies. Tender leaves…

SugarCane Pests – Study About Pest – Sugarcane production – Free Study guide

PESTS ON SUGARCANEEarly shoot borer – Chilo infuscatellus (Crambidae: Lepidoptera) P refer 1-3 months old crop. Caterpillar enters the stem by making holes above the ground level.  Formation of “dead…

Pest on Mango – What are all the Pest Affects mango production – Mango production, Cultivation

MANGO Mango hoppers Idioscopus clypealis, I. niveosparsus, Amritodes atkinsoni      (Cicadellidae: Hemiptera) Hoppers are the most destructive pests of mango. Hoppers are active throughout the year, but abundant during…

Pest On Pulses – Agricultural studies

PESTS ON PULSES Gram pod borer –Helicoverpa armigera    Noctuidae: Lepidoptera It is a serious pest of chickpea, pigeonpea, pea, mungbean, urd bean, lentil, soybean, cowpea, cotton, sorghum, okra, maize, tomato,…

Pest Affecting fruits – Banana, Apple, Grapes, Fig, Tamarind, Papaya, star goosberry, custard apple, pear, peach and plum

BANANA Rhizome weevil Cosmopolites sordidus (Curculionidae: Coleoptera) It is a major pest of banana. Adult is a stout, reddish brown weevil.  Grub is apodous and yellowish with reddish head. Grub…

PEST Affecting the Fruits – GUAVA, BER, JACK AND PINEAPPLE – Pest Studymaterial

GUAVA Tea mosquito bug Helopeltis antonii (Miridae: Hemiptera) Fruit borer/ Castor capsule borer Conogethes punctiferalis (Pyraustidae: Lepidoptera) Guava fruit flies Bactrocera diversus (Tephritidae: Diptera) Whiteflies, Aleurotuberculatus psidii (Aleyrodidae: Hemiptera) Aphids,…

WHAT IS PEST ON MILLETS – Study About Pest Affects Millets

Millets are indigenous to many parts of the world.The most widely grown millet is pearl millet, which is an important crop in India and parts of Africa.Finger millet, proso millet,…

PEST ON WHEAT – Pest Affects Wheat Production-Free Study Guide pest control

Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is an important cereal crop cultivated all over the world and consumed by nearly 35% of the world population. It harbours nearly two dozen of insects; among…

Pest Affecting Rice – Types Of Pest Affecting rice – Study Material

PEST ON RICE Swarming caterpillar – Spodoptera mauritia     Noctuidae : Lepidoptera It is a serious pest on nurseries and early stage of the crops. During night hours, larvae cut…

Pest Monitoring – Pest Surveillance – Objectives, Survey, Sampling, Techniques and Decision Making

Pest Monitoring Monitoring phytophagous insects and their natural enemies is a fundamental tool in IPM – for taking management decision Monitoring – estimation of changes in insect distribution and abundance…

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