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Types of insect antennae

Types of insect antennae

Types of insect antennae 1. Setaceous (Bristle-like): Size of the segments decreases from the base to apex e.g. cockroach. 2. Filiform (Thread-like): Segments are usually cylindrical in shape. Thickness of segments remains same throughout e.g. Grass hopper. 3. Moniliform (Beaded): Segments are either globular or spherical with prominent constrictions in …

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Important Natural Enemies and Their Hosts

Important Natural Enemies

Important Natural Enemies and Their Hosts Biological insect suppression in its original or classical sense involves the directed use of beneficial organisms. These beneficial organisms fail into several categories or groups. The broad-based categories of biological control agents/natural enemies are (according to function involved). 1. Parasites and Parasitoids 2. Predators …

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All about Jowar Shoot Fly

Jowar Shoot Fly

Jowar Shoot Fly Scientific Name: Atherigona soccata Rond. Class & Order: Anthomyidae – Diptera Economic Importance: It is one of the serious pests of sorghum in India. The Pest attacks the crop only in early stage of growth and infestation goes up to 80%. The high yielding hybrids are more …

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