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Abstract

Record of Aphis craccivora Koch (Hemiptera : Aphididae) on medicinal crop Mucuna pruriens L. in Chhattisgarh (India).

Abstract

A survey was conducted in 6 Chhattisgarh districts (Raipur, Durg, Rajnanadgaon, Bilaspur, Mahasamund and Bastar), in India, in 1999 and 2000 to determine the percentage infestation of A. craccivora on M. pruriens. Severe infestations of this pest was found in all district in both years. This is the first record of this aphid on Mucuna in Chhattisgarh, India.