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Crop Protection :: Pests of Mango

Red ant: Oecophylla smaradina

Symptoms of damage
  • Webbed of leaves with ants forming nests.

Identification of pest

  • Reddish ant, queen – olive green in colour

Management

  • Nests should be removed and destroyed mechanically or by spraying any of the contact insecticides
  • Monocrotophos 2ml/lit or DDPV 100EC 1ml/lit 

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