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BIONOMICS OF HYPOLIXUS TRUNCATULUS (F.) (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE: LIXINAE: LIXINI), A MAJOR PEST OF AMARANTHUS CAUDATUS L.
Hypolixus truncatulus (F.) has been observed as a major pest of cultivated amaranthus viz., Amaranthus caudatus L. in the Jammu region whose leaves are used as greens and seeds for medicinalExpand
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Bionomics of Odoiporus longicollis Olivier (Coleoptera: Rhynchophoridae) on banana plant (Musa paradisica).
The banana pseudostem weevil Odoiporus longicollis Olivier has been recorded for the first time in Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu region as a major pest of banana plant (Musa spp.) which areExpand
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EFFICIENCY OF DIFFERENT LIGHT SOURCES IN LIGHT TRAPS IN MONITORING INSECT DIVERSITY
Field observations were undertaken at weekly interval (standard week), in 2007-08 at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi for studying the effect of three light sources in lightExpand
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Review of the genus Geotragus Schoenherr, 1845 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), with description of a new species from the Indian subcontinent
Abstract. The entimine weevil genus Geotragus Schoenherr, 1845 from the Indian subcontinent is reviewed. The three known species: G. himalayanus Boheman, G. assamensis Schoenherr, and G.Expand
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Review of the genus Hemerus Marshall (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae) from India
The Cyphicerini weevil genus Hemerus Marshall (Curculionidae, Entiminae) is herein reviewed, and its lone species, Hemerus virens Marshall is redescribed. The salient taxonomic characters at theExpand
Bionomics of Cionus Hortulans Geoffroy (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) A Weevil Pest of Medicinal Plant Verbascum Thapsus (Hairy Mullein)
Cionus hortulans Geoffroy has been observed as a major pest of Verbascum thapsus, an important medicinal plant. Both larvae and adults feed externally on the tender leaves and young blossoms causingExpand
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Diagnoses and re-description of Coccinellid beetles, Stethorus rani Kapur and Stethorus aptus Kapur (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) preying on tea red spider mite Oligonychus coffeae Nietner (Acari:
Stethorus aptus Kapur and Stethorus rani Kapur are two important predatory ladybird beetles preying on red spider mite, Oligonychus coffeae Nietner infesting tea in South India. This studyExpand
Eusynnada, a resurrected genus of Ochyromerina (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Curculioninae: Tychiini), with description of a second species from India and Thailand.
Eusynnada is resurrected as a valid genus of Ochyromerina and includes the type species E. plaxoides Heller and a related second new species, E. canariumi sp. nov., from Andaman Island (India) andExpand