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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...

plantwise.org

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,...

plantwise.org

Conservation of natural enemies in paddy field


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Sri Lanka
,
October
2013
Conservation of natural enemies in paddy field
Recognize the problem
Farmers highly depend on pesticides to manage pests of rice. This habit kills
not only pests, but also natural enemies in the field who feed on the insect
pests. Natural enemies keep insect pest populations under control. If we
conserve natural enemies they will manage insect pest...

plantwise.org

Conservation of natural enemies of pests of vegetables


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Sri Lanka
,
October
2013
Conservation of natural enemies of pests of vegetables
Recognize the problem
As a tropical country with a high biodiversity in our ecosystems we have
natural enemies in abundance. They perform a very useful role in the
management of pests in vegetable crops. However, due to indiscriminate use
of pesticides, they are being destroyed. Conserving natural enemies...

plantwise.org

Eco friendly management of papaya mealybug


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Sri Lanka
,
October
2013
Eco friendly Management of Papaya Mealybug
Recognize the problem
Papaya mealybugs are small to medium sized yellow insects with a mealy or waxy
coating, measuring
2.3
mm long and
1.5
mm wide. They are oval to elongate with
17
pairs of lateral and terminal waxy filaments which are characteristic to the particular
genus.
There are four stages in the...

plantwise.org

Management of chilli thrips through establishment of sprinkler irrigation


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Sri Lanka
,
October
2013
Management of chilli thrips using sprinkler irrigation
Recognize the problem
Thrips are acknowledged to be the most destructive pest in chilli cultivation.
Although farmers may spray various chemicals to control the thrips, they often
do not achieve a good result. Applying chemicals increases the cost of
cultivation and may lead to environmental harm.
Chilli...

plantwise.org

Management of cucurbit fly using physical techniques


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Sri Lanka
,
October
2013
Management of cucurbit fly using physical techniques
Recognize the problem
Cucurbit fly is the most important insect pest in cucurbits and destroys up to
100% of the yield. The use of insecticides against this pest is not advised due
to the toxic effects on people & the environment. Therefore, physical
techniques are very useful in the management of this...

plantwise.org

Use of protein bait for melon fly and fruit fly control


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Sri Lanka
,
October
2013
Use of Protein Bait for Melon fly and Fruit fly
control
Recognize the problem
Most fruits and vegetables are attacked by the fruit fly and melon fly which
cause direct yield loss.
Small whitish larvae (grubs) emerge from eggs laid on fruits. The larva bore
into fruit and feed on flesh and subsequently causes fruit rotting.
Background
Protein is required by...

plantwise.org

Seed bulb treatment on onion


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Sri Lanka
,
October
2013
Seed Bulb Treatment on Onion
Recognize the problem
Many of the fungal diseases affecting onion are seed borne. Preventive actions
are always better than curative actions to minimize economic loss. Therefore,
seed treatment before establishment of the crop is essential.
Background
Seed treatments can often be used to control pathogens that occur on or in the...

plantwise.org

Integrated rodent management in rice field


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Sri Lanka
,
October
2013
Integrated Rodent Management in rice field
Recognize the problem
Rice field rats are becoming an important pest due to the damage they cause
to rice plants and because they act as a vector for Leptospirosis disease. More
than
63%
of Leptospirosis cases are rice farmers.
In rural rice fields, rat damage can reach up to
30%
loss.
Background
Due to the...

plantwise.org

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...

plantwise.org

Management of pod borer in green gram using castor


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Sri Lanka
,
October
2013
Management of pod borer in green gram using castor
Recognize the problem
The pod borer is a lepidopteron pest that has complete metamorphism. The adult
females lay eggs in the flowers of the plant. As the larvae mature, they cause extensive
damage by eating the pod from the inside. Following an infestation by pod borer
larvae, the pod becomes desiccated and...

plantwise.org

Parthenium: impacts and coping strategies in Central West Asia: evidence note, March 2019


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KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE
Parthenium: Impacts and coping
strategies in C entral West Asia
Evidence Note (March 2019 )1
Acknowledgements
The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the UK’s Department for
International Development (DFID ) and the Netherlands’ Directorate -General for International
Cooperation (DGIS) for CABI’s Action on Invasives Programme, as part of which this
Evidence Note was produced. The views expressed...

invasive-species.org

IN51100


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EENY-243
A Citrus Blackfly Parasitoid, Amitus hesperidum Silvestri
(Insecta: Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) 1
Ru Nguyen 2
1. This document is EENY-243, one of a series of the Department of Entomology and Nematology, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date October
2001. Revised November 2011. Reviewed April 2018. Visit the EDIS website at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu . This document is also available on the Featured
Creatures website at http...

edis.ifas.ufl.edu

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

00001270


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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

Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer


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The Polyphagous  Shot  Hole  Borer,
Euwallacea
 
fornicatus , a  New  Invasive  Pest  in  Southern  
California
Richard  Stouthamer
Department   of  Entomology  
University of  California,  RiversidePSHB is an  ambrosia  beetle
• Weevils that  are related  to bark  
beetles
• Shot  hole borers  are a group  of  
ambrosia
 beetles  that make  tiny entry  
holes
 in trees  
• Ambrosia  refers to a symbiotic  fungus
• Fungus  is carried  along ...

caforestpestcouncil.org

AFRGM Field Guide Pdf


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African Rice Gall Midge:
Biology, Ecology and Control
CGIAR
®
F.E. Nwilene, K.F. Nwanze and O. Okhidievbie
Africa Rice Center (WARDA)
Field Guide
and Technical ManualISBN 92 9113 236 5 (PDF)
ISBN 92 9113 255 1 (print)
About Africa Rice Center (WARDA)
Africa Rice Center (WARDA) is an autonomous intergovernmental research association of
African member states and also one of the 15 international agricultural research Centers
supported by the...

africarice.org

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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