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Cercospora leaf spots on groundnuts


False Smut


Neem preparation


Rice foot rot


Yellow mosaic virus


Benomyl against powdery mildew in pumpkin


Management of leaf miner fly


Management of rice Gundhi bug


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
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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...

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Management of rice hispa


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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 slugs


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
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Created in
Nepal
,
May
2014
Management of Slugs
Recognize the problem
Slugs belong to the class Gastropoda of the Phyllum Mollusca. Different species
are reported in Nepal. Among them,
Limax
spp are commonly found and are
very problematic. Slugs are a serious pest of fruits, vegetables and ornamental
plants. They are soft-bodied molluscs without a shell. Their body length ranges
from 6 mm...

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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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Beet Army worm


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Chili-fruit fly


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Created in
Cambodia
,
November
2012
(Revised August 2014)
Chili - Fruit Fly
Recognize the problem
Fruit fly females lay eggs under the epidermis of the fruit. An infested fruit
usually has a small dimple where the female fly has deposited an egg. After
emerging from their eggs, maggots generally move to the core to feed, but
they may also feed on the walls of the fruit. As the maggot matures...

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Rice Sheath Rot


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Trapping banana weevils


Management of fruit flies Bactrocera invadens and Ceratitis cosyra in mangoes using traps


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Created in
Malawi
,
August
2014
Management of fruit flies in mangoes using traps
Recognize the problem
Fruit flies damage mangoes by laying their eggs in the fruits, just under the
skin. After eggs hatch, the larvae feed on the flesh of the fruit, causing it to
turn mushy and eventually rot. The problem of fruit flies in a mango orchard
can be mitigated using fruit fly traps.
Background
A fruit...

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Managing banana corm weevils (Cosmopolites sordidus) with pseudostem traps


Potato whitefly


Small BPH and its management


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
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Created in
Vietnam
,
May
2013
Small BPH and its management
Recognize the problem
The small Brown planthopper (BPH) is a sucking insect. Damage observed are
long bruises on leaves and leaves will wilt and blackened. Infested rice panicles
will turn brown and damage could start from beginning of flowering until
maturity.
Background

Small BPH populations increase quickly and cause black sooty...

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Panicle rice mites


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Created in
Vietnam
,
June
2013
Panicle Rice Mites
Recognize the problem
The panicle rice mite (PRM) feeds on rice from seedling to grain maturity. PRM
infests panicles, leaf veins and leaf sheaths (and so is also sometimes known
as rice sheath mite). Feeding takes place behind the leaf sheath. The feeding
lesion can be detected by purple-brown discoloration of the leaf sheath.
When a new leaf...

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