Glory lily Red Hairy Caterpillar

Glory lily Red Hairy Caterpillar: Amsacta lactinea

Symptoms of damage:

  • Larvae feed voraciously on leaves
  • Similar to grazing of cattle
  • Moth emerge after monsoon


  • Hand picking of larvae
  • Collection of egg masses
  • Summer ploughing
  • Bonfire
  • Spray 2.5 kg of carbaryl in 625 lit of water/ha
  • Poison baiting



  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal
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