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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 6, Issue:10, October, 2017

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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(10): 5060-5070

Seasonal Incidence of Major Insect and Mite Pests of Jasmine
M. Kiran1, Jayalaxmi Narayan Hegde2*, A. K. Chakravarthy3, D. Thippesha2 and C. M. Kalleshwarswamy2
1Department of Agricultural Entomology, UAHS, Shivamogga, Karnataka, India
2University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Navile, Shivamogga, Karnataka, India
3Indian Institute of Horticultural Research Station, Hessaraghatta, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Investigation on Seasonal incidence of major insect and mite pests of jasmine was carried out at College of Agriculture, Navile, UAHS, Shivamogga during 2016-17. During the study, thirteen species of insect and mite pests were found damaging the jasmine crop. Among them, bud borers, Elasmopalpus jasminophagus (Hampson) and Hendecasis duplifascialis (Hampson), leaf web worm, Nausinoe geometrialis (Guenee) was found to feed on leaves. Red spider mite, Tetanychus sp. and thrips were found to suck the sap from jasmine leaves. Out of these insect and mite pests, banana flower thrips, Thrips florum is the first report infesting jasmine from India. Bud borer, E. jasminophagus was predominant pest with a maximum incidence of 38.85 per cent affected buds during first fortnight of January. Incidence of bud borer, E. jasminophagus was significant and negatively correlated with minimum temperature, while maximum temperature was non-significant and positively correlated.

Keywords: Jasmine, insect and mite pest, Elasmopalpus jasminophagus, Hendecasis duplifascialis, Nausinoe geometrialis, Thrips, Tetranychus sp., seasonal incidence

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Kiran C. M., Jayalaxmi Narayan Hegde, A. K. Chakravarthy, D. Thippesha and Kalleshwarswamy C. M. 2017. Seasonal Incidence of Major Insect and Mite Pests of Jasmine.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(10): 5060-5070. doi:
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