International Journal of Educational Research and Development

International Journal of Educational Research and Development


International Journal of Educational Research and Development
International Journal of Educational Research and Development
2021, Vol. 3, Issue 4
Major insect pests of citrus crop and their management: A review

Dwarka, Anand Kumar Panday, Angad Patel, Seeren Parveen Rien, Vijay Kumar Katara

Citrus is one of the most important fruits industries in the world, grown in more than 52 countries around the world. In India, 250 species of insects and mites have been reported infesting different species of citrus. The present study recorded the infestation of Lemon butterfly: Papilio demoleus Linn; Papilionidae: Lepidoptera, Leaf miner: Phyllocnistis citrella S.; Phyllocnistidae: Lepidoptera etc. These pests significantly contribute towards the citrus decline in the region. For management of these pests, diagnosis of the causes of decline, the rejuvenation schedule may be formulated with multidisciplinary approach. More information is needed on some of the key elements required for environmentally friendly management Biological control through augmentation and conservation of parasitoids integrated with other non-pesticide measures need to be tested with holistic approach in citrus.
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Dwarka, Anand Kumar Panday, Angad Patel, Seeren Parveen Rien, Vijay Kumar Katara. Major insect pests of citrus crop and their management: A review . International Journal of Educational Research and Development. 2021; 3(4): 1-4.