Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Incidence of pests on castor.

Abstract

A survey in Uttar Pradesh, India, between August 1969 and February 1970 showed that Dichocrocis punctiferalis (Gn.), Achaea janata (L.), Diacrisia obliqua (Wlk.), Empoasca spp. and Tetranychus urticae Koch (telarius auct.) were major pests and Pericallis ricini (F.), Euproctis spp., Ariadne (Ergolis) merione (Cram.), Nezara viridula (L.), Trialeurodes ricini (Misra), Myllocerus undecimpustulatus maculosus Desbr. (M. maculosus) and Spodoptera (Prodenia) litura (F.) minor pests of castor [Ricinus communis] there.