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Abstract

Emergence of gall inducing insect Leptocybe invasa (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in Eucalyptus plantations in Gujarat, India.

Abstract

This note reports, for the first time, the emergence of gall-inducing wasp (Leptocybe invasa) in Eucalyptus plantations in Gujarat, India. The occurrence and distribution of wasp in various countries and in southern parts of India are described. The pattern of spread, infestation and quarantine measures of wasp are briefly discussed.