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30
Jul

Rice hispa

 

Scientific name : Dicladispa armigera .

Local name :

Damage of Rice hispa:

Both adults and grub feed on the green matter of the leaves in short straight line parallel to mid rib.

The attacked leaves turn whitish and membranous.

Control of Rice hispa (RH):

i). Seedling root dip in chlorpyri

30
Jul

White backed plant hopper(WBPH)

 

Scientific name : Sogatella furcifera .

Local name:

Damage of White backed plant hopper:

1. Both the nymphs and adults injure alike by sucking phloem sap leading to reduced vigor, stunting, yellowing, delayed tillering and grain formation. Their feeding attract sooty mould.

2. At severe infestation WBPH

30
Jul

Brown plant hopper (BPH)

 Scientific name : Nilaparvata lugens.

  Local name:

Damage of Brown plant hopper:

This pest causes draining out of plant fluid and nutrients by continuous sucking during high infestation and plants become yellow and finally die.

This symptom of crop damage is known as hopper burn.

Control

30
Jul

Asian rice gall midge

 

Scientific name : Orseolia oryzae

Local name:

Damage of Asian rice gall midge:

1. Infestation starts from nursery to panicle stage of the crop.

2. After hatching the maggots migrate to the growing meristematic tissue and feed on it, which in turn causes formation of gall called silver

30
Jul

Yellow stem borer (YSB)

 

Scientific name: Scirpophaga incertulas Walker.

 Local name :

Identification of Damage Yellow stem borer:

1. The larvae bore into the leaf sheaths within 24 h of hatching and later enter the stem mostly the nodal region.

2. Larval feeding causes death of central shoot at vegetative stage, a condition known as dead heart an

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