Agri Diseases

DISEASES OF JATROPHA – Agricultural study materials

DISEASES CAUSAL ORGANISM Root rot Macrophomina phaseolina Powdery mildew Oidium sp. Leaf spots   Alternaria sp. Cassava Mosaic Disease (CMD)  Cassava mosaic gemini virus (CMG) 1. Root rot – Macrophomina phaseolina Symptom Symptoms include yellowing of foliage, reduced leaf size, and eventual death of the plant due to root rot. The affected tissues show shredding of […]


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 medicinal properties and health benefits. It also has antifungal, antiviral, antidepressant, and anti-inflammatory properties.Pod fly Gitona distigma (Drosophilidae: Diptera) Aematurely and full-fed caterpillars come out […]


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         Sphingidae :  Lepidoptera Adult: Robust, green moth with yellow markings Leaf butterfly      Euploea core      Danaidae :  Lepidoptera  Larva: Blackish brown, […]


Pest In ONION and GARLIC – Pest affecting Onion and Garlic – Pest Studymaterial

Onion Onion Thrips,Thrips tabaci  (Thripidae: Thysanoptera) It is a major cosmopolitan thrips injurious to onion and garlic. Nymphs and adults remain in dense at leaf bases and whorls of onion and feed by lacerating the tissues and imbibing the oozing cell sap.  Infested onion develops a spotted appearance on the leaves; subsequently turning into pale […]


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 tea, acacia, prosopis, castor, cotton, mango, onion, groundnut, pomegranate, pulses, brinjal grape vine, Citrus sp. and numerous weeds.  Both nymphs and adults lacerate leaf tissues […]


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 heart” is the symptom. Affected plants can be easily pulled out. Rotten portion of the dead heart emits an offensive odour. High temperature, low humidity, […]