Biotic stress (insect) of aonla (Emblica officinalis) in arid region of India: a review

  • SM Haldhar
  • Chet Ram
  • D Singh

Abstract

Indian gooseberry, Emblica officinalis popularly also known as Aonla, amla, amrit phal is found attacked various number of insect-pests causing considerable damage. In India, the major insect-pests reported from aonla are shoot gall maker Betousa stylophora; leaf roller, Caloptilia (Garcillaria) acidula; hairy caterpillar, Selepa celtis; bark eating caterpillar, Indarbela quardrionotata; leaf roller, Tonica (Psorosticha) ziziphy; bag worm, Zeuzera sp.; fruit borer, Meridarchis sp.; pomegranate butter fly, Deudorix isocrates; fruit sucking moth, Achaea janata; fruit midge, Clinodiplosis sp.; cow bug, Tricentrus congestus;  plant hopper, Seliza truncate; spherical mealy bug, Nipaecoccus viridis; weevil, Myllocerus discolour; termite, Odontotermes obesus; leaf miner, Phyllocnistis citrella and hairy caterpillars, Euproctis fraterna.

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Published
2019-06-15
How to Cite
HALDHAR, SM; RAM, Chet; SINGH, D. Biotic stress (insect) of aonla (Emblica officinalis) in arid region of India: a review. Journal of Agriculture and Ecology, [S.l.], v. 7, p. 16-26, june 2019. ISSN 2456-9410. Available at: <http://journals.saaer.org.in/index.php/jae/article/view/199>. Date accessed: 23 aug. 2019.

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