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Rice root aphid

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Nature of damage:
1. Nymphs and adults suck the sap from the tender roots. In heavy infestation seedlings' growth is stunted, become pale yellow in colour and do not flower.

2. The infestation starts in vegetative stage 25 -30 days after sowing and continues till ripening.

File Courtesy: 
Rice Research Station, Kaul (Kaithal), Haryana
Photo Courtesy: 
Rice Research Station, Kaul (Kaithal), Haryana
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