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Management of rice Gundhi bug


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Nepal
,
May
2014
Management of Rice Gundhi Bug
Recognize the problem
The bug is about
19
mm in length with long legs and antennae. Its body is
slender and green or brown in colour. Eggs are laid on the leaves in groups of
10-20
in straight rows. Eggs are oval shaped and dark reddish brown. The
nymph is slender, wingless and brownish green. As it grows up, the green
colour...

plantwise.org

Management of rice hispa


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Nepal
,
May
2014
Management of Rice Hispa
Recognize the problem
Rice hispa is a very serious insect pest of rice, particularly in the Terai region of
Nepal. The adult is a small bluish black beetle, measuring
5
mm in length and
is recognized by numerous short spines on the body and forewings. Adults
scrape the areas between the veins giving a characteristic appearance of white...

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Management of whitefly


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Nepal
,
May
2014
Management of Whitefly
Recognize the problem
Whitefly adults are tiny (about 1 mm long) moth-like insects. They are white to
slightly yellowish in colour and their bodies and both pairs of wings are covered
with a powdery and waxy secretion. They suck cell sap from the lower surface
of the leaves. The symptoms of whitefly infestation are yellowing of leaves,...

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Aphid attack on beans


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Bangladesh
,
September
2013
Aphid attack on beans
Recognize the problem
Aphids are small insects with soft pear-shaped bodies and long slender
mouthparts that they use to pierce stems, leaves, and other tender plant parts
and suck out fluids. They have long legs and antennae and may be green,
yellow, brown, red, or black depending on the species and the plants they feed
on. Aphids...

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Citrus butterfly


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Bangladesh
,
September
2013
Citrus Butterfly
Recognize the problem
The Citrus butterfly is a common and widespread swallowtail butterfly. It gets
its common name from its host plants, which are usually citrus species such as
the cultivated lime. Unlike most swallowtail butterflies, it does not have a
prominent tail. The butterfly has also been referred to as the 'Butterfly of
Death...

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Coconut mite


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Bangladesh
,
September
2013
Coconut Mite
Recognize the problem
The coconut mite is becoming a predominant pest of coconuts in Bangladesh.
The introductions of these mites have caused severe damage to coconut and
are a real threat to coconut production and marketing. The mites are
microscopic but their damage can be enormous and hundreds of mites can be
seen in each infested button...

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Fruit fly of guava


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS www.plantwise.org Created in Bangladesh , September 2013 Fruit Fly of Guava Recognize the problem The adult guava fruit fly (GFF) is about the size of a housefly, 5 millimeters (mm) in length. The top of the body (near the head) is black with yellow patches and the rest of the body is yellow-orange with a dark T-shaped mark. The head has two black spots which sometimes connect to each other in the middle. The wings are...

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Thrips attack of beans


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Bangladesh
,
September
2013
Thrips attack of Beans
Recognize the problem
Thrips are tiny, slender insects with fringed wings. They are plant feeders that
feed by puncturing their host and sucking out the cell contents. Thrips scar
leaf, flower, or fruit surfaces and can cause leaves to become papery and
distorted. Infested terminals may become rolled, and drop their leaves...

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Whitefly


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Bangladesh
,
September
2013
Whitefly
Recognize the problem
Whitefly is the most damaging pest of many vegetable and horticultural crops,
including chilli, tomato, papaya and guava. The whitefly is a small white insect,
which lives underneath the leaves. If the plant is gently shaken, the whiteflies
will fly away and so are easy to see. Too many whiteflies can destroy the total
crop...

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Red pumpkin beetle


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Bangladesh
,
September
2013
Red pumpkin beetle
Recognize the problem
The adult is almost rectangular, shiny and orangey red. Its eggs are yellow and
can be seen on the soil at the base of the plant. The fully grown young grub is
white and legless. The pupa is found enclosed within a waterproof cocoon in
the soil. Adult beetles feed voraciously on leaves, making irregular holes in the...

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Vein clearing of okra


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Bangladesh
,
September
2013
Vein clearing of okra
Recognize the problem
Yellow vein mosaic disease is one of the most devastating diseases for bhendi
(okra) cultivation in Bangladesh. Symptoms include vein clearing and vein
chlorosis of leaves. The complex network of interwoven yellow, thickened veins
and veinlets encloses islands of green tissue. In severe cases, the chlorosis
may...

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Soft rot of jackfruit


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Bangladesh
,
September
2013
Soft rot of Jackfruit
Recognize the problem
Jackfruit is a popular garden species prized for its edible flowers, fruit, and
seeds for fresh consumption or cooking. Rhizopus rot is a common fungal
disease of jackfruit flowers and fruit in the tropics. As a result of this disease, a
big portion of the national revenue can be lost.
At first, soft, watery,...

plantwise.org

Brown plant hopper of rice


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Bangladesh
,
August
2012
Brown plant hopper of rice
Recognize the problem
The brown plant hopper is the most damaging insect in rice cultivation in Bangladesh.
It is so damaging that sometimes the whole rice field is lost. The brown plant hopper is
a tiny insect, which some farmers do not notice, even though their rice plants are
covered in it.
The brown plant hopper normally attacks...

plantwise.org

Cotton bollworm (tular guti poka)


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Bangladesh
,
August
2012
Cotton bollworm (tular guti poka)
Recognize the problem
The cotton bollworm is a caterpillar. It eats inside the cotton stem and boll. The top of
the cotton plant wilts and the leaves and boll fall. Sometimes the bollworm chews
round holes into the stem. If you split the stem open you will see the droppings of the
bollworms. The inside of the stem and boll...

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Damping off disease


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Bangladesh
,
August
2012
Damping off disease
Recognize the problem
The main cause of seedling death in seedbed is damping off disease. Stems are
black and shrunken at the soil line, and ultimately they die. Damping off is a
major problem in vegetable seedling growing all over Bangladesh.
Background
Damping off is caused by fungi which spread in the vegetable seeds and in the
soil....

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Leptochloa chinensis - A serious weed of rice


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Pakistan
,
December
2012
Leptochloa chinensis- A serious weed of rice
Recognize the problem
Its common name is Lamb grass or Jangli grass. It is also found in India,
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. It is a tufted, smooth grass that reaches up to the
height of your chest. It has a slender, hollow, erect stem growing up from a
branching base. The stem is smooth and hairless.
Background
This...

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Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Defra PP Factsheet Oct 2016 FINAL4


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Red palm weevil
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus
Figure 1. Red palm weevil adult intercepted in the UK on a gourd imported from Sri Lanka © Fera
Background
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is a highly invasive pest of
palms that can have a significant economic, environmental and social impact when
introduced into new geographical areas. It is the most important pest of date palm
(Phoenix dactylifera) in the world and...

planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk

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Citrus Greening
Roberts and Brlansky. December 2007.
NPDN Publication No. 0025
Citrus Greening
or
Huanglongbing

Introduction

Distribution

Symptoms

Host

Vector

Management
Introduction

Original observations of the disease were
made by farmers in southern China in the late
1800s

Citrus greening was confirmed in Florida in
2005

The Chinese name, Huanglongbing, meaning
yellow shoot or yellow dragon refers to the
leaf yellowing...

swfrec.ifas.ufl.edu

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Identification of Meloidogyne : a general assessment
and
a comparison of male morphology Üsing light rnicroscopy,
with
a key to 24 species
Susan B. JEPSON
Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpenden, Herts., England.
SUMMARY
Quantitative characters utilised in the identification of Meloidogyne species are assessed for stability in terms
of their coefficient of variation and interspecific overlap. Only...

horizon.documentation.ird.fr

fruitandshootborer


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IPM Strategy for Eggplant Fruit and Shoot BorerIPM Strategy for Eggplant Fruit and Shoot Borer
S.N. Alam, M.A. Rashid, F.M.A. Rouf
Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Joydebpur, Gazipur, Bangladesh
R.C. Jhala, J.R. Patel
Gujarat Agricultural University, Anand, Gujarat, India
S. Satpathy, T.M. Shivalingaswamy, S. Rai
Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
I. Wahundeniya
Horticultural Crops Research and...

oisat.org

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