A Survey of Pigeonpea Pests in Sri Lanka uri icon


  • In a field study in 1994-95 at 6 sites in Sri Lanka, Maruca testulalis (M. vitrata), Helicoverpa armigera, Exelastis sp., Lampides sp., Melanagromyza obtusa, Mylabris sp. and Sphenoptera sp. were identified as pests of pigeon peas. Of these, the most damaging was M. vitrata

publication date

  • 1996