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Symptoms and Nature of damage of Rice skipper

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Symptom of attack of Rice skipper:

Leaves folded longitudinally and scrapped patches in such places.

Nature of damage of Rice skipper :

The caterpillar folds the leaves and feeds from inside. It feeds on the parenchyma and leaf gets reduced to skeleton. Occurs in the nursery and planted crop. Not a serious pest.

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ZARS, Mandya
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