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Serpentine leaf miner: Liriomyza trifolii

Symptoms of damage:

  • Leaves with serpentine mines
  • Drying and dropping of leaves

Identification of pest:

  • Larva: Minute orange yellowish apodous maggots
  • Pupa: Yellowish brown pupates within mines
  • Adult: Pale yellow in colour

Management:

  • Collect and destroy mined leaves
  • Spray NSKE 5%
  • Spray Neem Seed Kernel Extract 5 %.
  • Cyantraniliprole 10.26 OD 1.8ml/lit.

Leaf mining damage Dried leaves
Mining in the leaf Adult
Updated on October, 2022

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