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The Insect Pests of Ginger and Their Control

  • Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair
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Abstract

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.

Keywords

Insect pests Shoot borer Major Minor pests 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair
    • 1
  1. 1.International Agricultural ScientistCalicutIndia

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