Thursday, June 13, 2024

Entomology

Root knot nematodes a serious threat to vegetable crops: A review

Meloidogyne root knot nematodes are one of the most commercially important types of plantparasitic nematodes. They are a sedentary, obligatory root endoparasite that infects over 3000 plant species (Abad...

Current Status of Red palm weevil in Pakistan

Introduction: Rhynchophorus ferrugineus ( Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae) or commonly known as red palm weevil (RPW) is destrictive insect pest of wide range of palm trees.During...

The life cycle of thrips

Thrips are a major problem in greenhouse horticulture. They can easily overwinter and assault crops early in the season. The eggs of thrips are...

Crop-damaging armyworms raise alarm in Asia: FAO

Crop-damaging insects these days sweeping throughout Asia are alarming smallholder farmers as the threaten their livelihoods, the UN food company reported. At the similar time,...

Pink Bollworm: Biology And Host Preference in Laboratory

Scientific Name: Pectinophora gossypiella Saunders Family: Gelechiidae Order:Lepidoptera Stages of Pink Bollworm Pink bollworm has 4 stages that is egg, larvae, pupa and adult. Egg: Eggs are elongating and oval having 0.1mm length and 0.5mm...

Pakistan warned against deadly wheat pest

The Internati­onal Maize and Wheat Impro­vement Centre (CIMMYT) has cautioned Pakistan to take steps to offer protection to its plants from the ‘fall armyworm’...

Bio-intensive integrated management of jassid, amrasca biguttula biguttula (ishida) on bt-cotton in punjab, pakistan

The studies were conducted on bio-intensive management of Jassid, Amrasca biguttula biguttula (Ishida) on various genotypes of Bt-cotton. Experiments were conducted in...

Green Lace Wing (Chrysoperla carnea) ; A Biological Control Agent

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Neuroptera Family: Chrysopidae Subfamily: Chrysopinae Genus: Chrysoperla Distribution and Habitat C. carnea is considered a single Holarctic species scattered across North America, Europe, North Africa...

Common Pests and Disease

Pests and Disease Aphids: These are small brown colored insects. They suck the sap from the leaves and branches and cause great damage to trees and...

Cotton Pests: Symptoms, Season and Control

Plant protection strategy and activities have significant importance in the overall crop production programmes for sustainable agriculture. Variation of Bt gene expression in different...

Thrips: Pest of fruits, vegetables, flowers and fruits

Thrips feed on the lower surface of leaves, buds, flowers and fruits. Both larvae and adults feed by piercing the plant tissue and sucking...
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