NOTES ON ECONOMICALLY IMPORTANT WHITE GRUB SPECIES (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE) OF INDIA

  • Kolla Sreedevi
Keywords: Predominant species, Scarabaeidae,, root grubs, distribution

Abstract

White grubs are the pests of economically important crops like sugarcane, groundnut, potato, arecanut, etc. and are distributed widely across the country. Studies have been taken up to document the predominant white grub species in major cropped area and their distribution in different regions of the country. The five years study revealed high species diversity of white grubs with varied distribution. This paper presents major 30 predominant species documented in various crops across different states.

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Author Biography

Kolla Sreedevi

Division of Germplasm Collection and Characterization, ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, H. A. Farm Post, Hebbal, Bellary Road, Bengaluru – 560 024, Karnataka, India

Published
2019-07-21
How to Cite
Sreedevi, K. (2019, July 21). NOTES ON ECONOMICALLY IMPORTANT WHITE GRUB SPECIES (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE) OF INDIA. Innovative Farming, 4(4), Under review. Retrieved from http://innovativefarming.in/index.php/innofarm/article/view/375