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

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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...
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Pest – Definition of Pest – Categories of Pests – Causes of Pest outbreak – Study Guide

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PEST – Derived from French word ‘Peste’ and Latin term ‘Pestis’ meaning plague or contagious disease Pest is any animal which is noxious, destructive or...
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Enemies of Bees – Honey bee plant production- No of enemies involved

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Wax Moth a. Greater Wax Moth       Galleria mellonella Galleriidae : Lepidoptera Adults brown in colour. Female moth enters the hive during night and lays creamy...
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Insect Wings & Legs and their modifications – Free Online Studymaterial

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The thorax consists of three segments viz., pro, meso and metathorax and each bear onepair of legs called fore, middle and hind legs respectively. Legs...
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Insects, Characteristics of insects, Dominance of Insects – Factors responsible for dominance – Agricultural Free Online Studymaterial

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ENTOMOLOGY DEFINITION: Entomology is the scientific study of insects. The word ‘Entomology’ is derived from two Greek words ‘Entomon’ meaning insects and ‘logos’ meaning  study ...