A Groundnut Insect Identification Handbook for India. Information Bulletin No.39 uri icon


  • Groundnut or peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) is an important oilseed crop in India. It is attacked by many insects throughout the country at different stages of plant growth, but only a few of the over 100 insects associated with this crop are economically important. This bulletin provides short descriptions of the most important species, their biology, distribution, and damage symptoms. Color photographs are provided for easy identification of the pests, and appropriate control measures are suggested

publication date

  • 1993