The Insect Pests of Ginger and Their Control

  • Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair


The insect pests of ginger and their control: Primary discussion is on shoot borer (Conogethes punctiferalis Guen.), infestation, and its control. Further discussion is on rhizome scale (Aspidiella hartii (Cockerell 1895)) and its control and white grubs (Holotrichia spp.) and its control. There is also a discussion on minor pests, such as African black beetle, and also a discussion on nematode infestation and its control.


Insect pests Shoot borer Major Minor pests 


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  • Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair
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  1. 1.International Agricultural ScientistCalicutIndia

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