Pest Management: Symptoms
Mango - Hairy caterpillars: Euproctis fraterna
- Symptoms of Damage:
Defoliation of leaves
- Identification of Pest:
Larva - yellowish with brown head, yellowish stripe with central red line
Black hairs dorsally on first three segments
Adult - yellowish moth with black spots.
Collect and destroy egg masses and caterpillars
Use burning torch to kill the congregating larvae
Use light trap to attract and kill the adults
Spray chlorpyriphos 20 EC or quinalphos 25 EC 2ml/lit
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