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Prasad, S. N.

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by Prasad, S. N.

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Published by Cecidological Society of India ; distributors, Pustakayan in Allahabad .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Mango -- Diseases and pests -- India,
    • Diptera -- India

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby S. N. Prasad.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB608.M3 P7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 172 p., [3] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5176823M
      LC Control Number74903182

      Integrated Pest Management Poster (monitoring and action thresholds, pest identification, prevention strategies, control strategies, reduced risk products, beneficial insects and insectary plants) Invasive Weeds: Herbicide Advice for Homeowners (University of Florida) Noxious Weeds Hawaii (HEAR) Organic Weed Control for the Home Garden. From Mango#Pests and diseases "Over species of insects, 17 species of mites and 26 species of nematodes have been reported to be attacking mango trees. Almost a dozen of them have been found damaging the crop to a considerable extent causing severe losses and, therefore, may be termed as major pests of mango. compilation of books and publications that includes the Mango Production on Guam (), Mango (), Compendium of Mango Diseases and Disorders (), Traditional Trees of Pacific Islands: Their Culture, Environment, and Use (), and Mango Growing in the Florida Home Landscapes ().


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mango midge pests by Prasad, S. N. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Many species of insects and mites occur in mango. Some are pests, but most species cause little or no economic damage. The most important mango pests are fruit flies, followed by scales, mealybugs, and thrips.

This chapter reviews mites and the major insects in mango and the current technologies and practices for their : Daniel Carrillo, Andrea Birke, Larissa Guillen, J.E. Peña. GENETICS AND BIOLOGY OF THE MANGO BLOSSOM GALL MIDGE, PROCONTARINIA MANGIFERAE, A PEST WITH HIGHLY ADAPTABLE Mango midge pests book STRATEGIES GENETICS AND BIOLOGY OF THE MANGO BLOSSOM GALL MIDGE, PROCONTARINIA MANGIFERAE, A PEST WITH HIGHLY ADAPTABLE LIFE STRATEGIES.

The present book has all the necessary information related to the sustainable mango cultivation. It deals with major pest problems of mango with their acceptable control.

The main focus of research was placed on mango midge. Midge recorded on the five verities of : Javed Mango midge pests book Wajid, Mushtaq Fraz. The symptoms appear predominantly on the leaves, but occasionally also on the buds, inflorescences and young fruits of mango trees.

The parts infested by this midge become covered with many small, raised galls or blisters. Each wart-like blister or gall is mm in size and contains a yellow larva that feeds on tree tissue. Mango (Mangifera indica Linn.), an evergreen and widely cultivated fruit crop of tropical and subtropical regions, is attacked by about insect and mite pests.

However, only a few are of major. Doubts have been cast on the pest status of mango midges in India, and details are given of investigations of infestation especially by Erosomyia indica Grover & Prasad at Allahabad in the State of Uttar Pradesh, India, inwith tables that show that attack at the bud, axis or fruit stage caused heavy fruit losses through premature fall of the mangoes that did develop.

ABSTRACT About species of insects and mites have been recorded as minor and major pests of mango. Mango midge (Erosomya indica) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) has become a major pest of mango and is found in all mango growing countries of the world.

Sixteen species of midges are known to attack mango in Asia where this plant is indigenous. Abstract Doubts have been cast on the pest status of mango midges in India, and details are given of investigations of infestation especially by Erosomyia indica Grover & Prasad at Allahabad in the State of Uttar Pradesh, India, inwith tables that show that attack at the bud, axis or fruit stage caused heavy fruit losses through premature fall of the mangoes that did develop.

IPM SCHEDULE FOR MANGO PESTS Contents A. Insects Page 1. Hopper 1 2. Mealy bug 3. Midge 4. Fruit fly 5. Leaf webber 6. Shoot gall psylla 7. Stem borer 7 8. Shoot borer 9.

Bark eating caterpillar 8   The oriental fruit fly is one of the serious pests of Mango in the country, which has created problems in the export of fresh fruits. The emergence of fruit fly starts from April onwards and the maximum population is recorded during May- July, which coincides with Mango fruit maturity.

Mango yield is irregular across years, fruit quality is heterogeneous at harvest, and mango tree exhibits phenological asynchronisms within and between trees that result in long periods with phenological stages susceptible to pests and diseases.

Among them, the mango blossom gall midge (BGM, Procontarinia mangiferae Felt) is a major pest of. The mango blossom midge is only recorded from India but is believed to occur elsewhere in Asia.

Because there are four species of midges that attack mango inflorescences in India, there is some confusion in earlier accounts as to the economic significance of this pest. Three species attack the blossoms while one attacks the axis of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Prasad, S.N.

Mango midge pests. Allahabad: Cecidological Society of India: Distributors, Pustakayan, Many species of insects and mites occur in mango.

Some are pests, but most species cause little or no economic damage. The most important mango pests are fruit flies, followed by scales, mealybugs. Mango (Mangifera indica Linn.), an evergreen and widely cultivated fruit crop of tropical and subtropical regions, is attacked by about insect and mite pests.

However, only a few are of major economic importance. These include leafhoppers, stem borers, fruit flies, stone weevil, mealybugs, gall midges. are the mango hoppers. Also mango mealy bug in North India, stem borer, fruit fly, mango nut weevil and caterpillar pests plat a major role in bringing down the yield.

It is almost necessary to control these pests otherwise there is a heavy fruit drop and the trees may remain without fruit. Major pests 1. Mango hoppers Idioscopus niveosparsus.

Mango gall midge is a major pest of mango and is found in all mango growing countries of the world. Its feeding induces the formation of small galls, which look like pimples on the leaves. Serious outbreaks result in defoliation and reduced fruit yield.

Fruitfly: The oriental fruitfly is one of the most serious pests of mango in the country which has created problem in the export of fresh fruits.

Bactrocera dorsalis, B. zonatus and B. correctus are the most common fruitflies which cause serious damage to mature mango fruits. Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

Continuing to use means you agree to our use of cookies. ha and the mango fruit production totaled 1, tonnes [4]. However, its production is decreasing due to various factors mainly insect pests and diseases []. Mango midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) are the most important pest in several countries.

It cause 78% of a ha mango growing areas in Okinawa was infested by the gall midge [8]. Usually, mango is attacked by three to four key mango pests—fruit fly, mango weevil, and gall midge—which require annual control measures. However, some occasional pests become troublesome in specific areas or because of the change in weather or unusual circumstances.

These pests include mites, thrips, scales, cecid fly, and mealybugs. High priority pests of: Mangoes Scientific name: Procontarinia spp. (exotic species) EPPRD Category: Life Form: Flies & Midges (DIPTERA) Pest Documents.

Mango gall midges FS; Mango leaf gall midge FS; FS: fact sheet CP: contingency plan DP: diagnostic protocol. How to Control Midge Pests. Gall or blossom midges are hard to control with insecticides because the larvae are inside the galls or buds where the insecticide can’t reach them.

The best method of control is to remove the infested parts of the plants and pick up all of the buds or other plant parts that drop to the ground.

Mango gall midge are tiny flies widespread in most mango growing areas of the world. Gall midge larvae feed within plant tissue, causing abnormal plant growth called galls that can damage to mango leaves, flowers, fruit and shoots.

Only 1 species of mango gall midge has been found in Australia, mango leaf gall midge (Procontarinia pustulata). Shoot gall psylla is a monophagous pest of mango in northern India. Nymphs emerge during August-September and suck cell sap from adjacent buds.

As a result of feeding, buds develop into hard conical green galls. The galls are usually seen during September-October. Pests of mango (dks cars bhatapara) 1. INSECTS PESTS OF MANGO &THEIR MANAGEMENT AENT–CROPS PESTS AND MANAGEMENT-2 16 AN ASSIGNMENT ON DAU KALYAN SINGH COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE and RESEARCH STATION BHATAPARA SUBMITTED TO MR.

Field Guide to Non-chemical Pest Management in Mango Production 8 Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Germany How to use this field guide This field guide is designed to make the control of mango pests as easy as possible.

Each pest included has a brief description of its lifecycle, damage it causes, and the control measures. A new species of gall midge, Procontarinia schreineri Harris, which attacks mango foliage in Guam, is described and the results of field observations on its pest status, biology and.

Insect pests of mango, viz. mealy bug, hopper, midge, fruit fly could be managed through IPM schedule involving banding of tree trunk with alkathene ( gauge) and drenching with Beauveria bassiana (2 g/l) during first week of January and first spray with Neem Seed Kernel Extract (5%) in first week of February followed by second spray of.

Integrated pest management programs for mango must be based on sampling and on economic thresholds, and must take into account the effects of cultural practices, horticultural sprays and disease control on pest and natural enemy interactions. An analysis of the mass of information available on the different mango pests,viz., fruit flies.

Mango hopper Biology. Egg: Females lay more eggs and nymphs develop faster during the flowering and fruiting period. Eggs hatch in two to three days and nymphs develop between 12 to 20 days ; Nymphs: The nymphs are greenish with black or brown markings, cannot fly and move rapidly on the plant Adult: Adult mango leafhoppers are golden-brown or dark brown, wedge-shaped insects about mm in.

Below is a brief overview of the main pests and diseases of mangoes. Insect pests. Fruit piercing moths ; Helopeltis ; Mango seed weevil ; Mango shoot caterpillar ; Mango leafhopper ; Mango stem miner ; Queensland fruit fly ; Red-banded mango caterpillar ; Red-banded thrips; Spiralling whitefly ; Fruit-spotting bug ; Mango tipborer; Diseases.

Sudden outbreak of a pest in a severe form in a region at a particular time e.g. BPH in Tanjore, RHC in Madurai, Pollachi; Endemic pest: Occurrence of the pest in a low level in few pockets, regularly and confined to particular area e.g.

Rice gall midge in Madurai, Mango hoppers in Periyakulam. The mango blossom gall midge, Procontarinia mangiferae, is a multivoltine species that induces galls in inflorescences and leaves of the mango tree, Mangifera subtropical Reunion Island, populations of P.

mangiferae are observed all-year round, but the pattern and the role of dormancy in their life cycle have never been documented. We performed field and laboratory experiments using. The development of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) on mango requires the knowledge of the biological cycle of the main pests and of their relationships with the mango tree.

Among them, the mango blossom gall midge, Procontarinia mangiferae (Felt), is a monophagous invasive pest of mango, causing economic damage by attacking inflorescences.

Among insect pests, about species of insect and mites have been recorded as major and minor pests of mango. Among these, 87 are fruit feeders, are foliage feeders, 36 feed on the inflorescence, 33 inhabit buds, and 25 feed on branches and the trunk (Veerish, ).

Mango tree borers are a pest of mango trees in many parts of Asia, Africa, Central America, the Caribbean and the Solomon Islands; female tree borers lay their eggs in an incision made in damaged mango bark; larvae bore through the wood as they feed and eventually pupate within the tree; adult insects emerge from an exit hole that they cut in.

Major pest of cashew, occasionally damages mango and other fruit crops. Found in Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Adult is a reddish-brown bug with black head, red thorax, and black and white abdomen.

Mango Leaf Gall Midge (MLGM) Publication Date Tue, 11 NovLast Updated Ja.m. Report Number AUS/2 Country Australia Pest Id. Book Detail: Crop Pests and Stored Grain Pests and Their Management Language: English Pages: Author: TNAU Price: Free Course Outline: Crop Pests and Stored Grain Pests and Their Management 1 Rice 2 Rice 3 Sorghum, pearl and finger millet 4 Maize and Wheat 5 Pulse 6 Redgram and Chickpea 7 Coconut and Arecanut 8 Oil Seeds- Groundnut, Sunflower.

Bythey were, however, ranked as the number one pest of mango in Pakistan (Anonymous ). Gall midge attacking mango inflorescence in Pakistan proved to be a species (Procontarinia mangiferae (Felt)) new to the region but known in other countries, including Australia, where it is found on mango throughout the year (Amouroux et al.

).percentage of the world’s mango crop each year—13 percent. Fig 1 - Top Mango Producing States in the US. and 10 percent, respectively. Asia, where the mango is. native, is the largest mango-producing region, producing 77 percent of global supply annually.

Within the U.S., a limited number of mangos are grown in Florida, Hawaii, California.Grover () reported integrated control of pests of mango in India, but formulation of effective IPM programmes will require further research. Impact In India, E. mangiferae is considered to be a serious pest of mangoes, having a greater impact on fruit yield than other species of cecidomyiid attacking this host plant (Prasad and Grover, ).