Pests of Black and Green Gram

Black and Green Gram are important crops of summer and rainy season (Kharif and Zaid crop).There are some pests causes economic loss by attacking the crop at the vegetative and reproductive stage.

Major insects of Black and Green Gram are:-


 Pests of Gram

 1.  Gram pod borer: Helicoverpa armigera  gram pod borer
 2.  Spotted pod borer: Maruca testulalis  spotted pod borer
 3.  Spiny pod bore: Etiella zinckenella  gram Spiny pod
 4.  Blue butterfly: Lampides boeticus  blue butterfly
 5.  Grass blue butterfly: Euchrysops cnejus  grass blue butterfly
 6.  Bean Aphids: Aphis craccivora  bean alphids
 7.  Leaf hopper:  Empoasca kerri  leafhopper
 8.  Pod bugs:  Riptortus pedestris  pod bugs
 9.   Lab lab bug or Stink bug: Coptosoma cribraria  lab lab bug
 10.  Whitefly:  Bemisia tabaci  white fly
 11.   Blister beetle: Mylabris phalerata  blister beetle





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