Potato pests in India and their control

Misra, S. S. ; Agrawal, Hari Om (1988) Potato pests in India and their control International Journal of Pest Management, 34 (2). pp. 199-209. ISSN 0967-0874

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Potatoes are reported to be attacked by more than 80 insects and many nematode pests in the field and in store in India. They can be broadly classified into soil pests, sucking pests and sap feeders, defoliators and storage pests. Nematode pests are mainly classified into the root knot nematodes and the cyst-forming nematodes. This article deals with their identification, damage, biology and control measures.

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Keywords:Soil Pests; Sucking Pests; Sap Feeders; Defoliating Pests; Beetles; Leaf Eating Caterpillars; Weevils; Storage Pests; Snails and Slugs
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