Green leafhopper

Green leafhopper: Nephotettix virescens

Symptom of damage:

  • Yellowing of leaves from tip to downwards
  • Vector for the diseases viz., Rice tungro virus, rice yellow & transitory yellowing cause direct damage to the rice plant
  • Retarded vigorous and stunted growth
  • Drying up of plant due to sucking up of the leaf


ETL: 60/25 net sweeps or 5/hill at vegetative stage or 10/hill at flowering or 2/hill in tungro endemic area

  • Nursery should not be located near the street lamps
  • Spray any one of the following insecticides
    • Phosphamidon 40 SL 50 ml
    • Phosalone 35 EC 120 ml
  • Maintain 2.5 cm of water in the nursery and broadcast anyone of the following in 20 cents
    • Carbofuran 3 G 3.5 kg
    • Phorate 10 G 1.0 kg


  • TNAU Agritech Portal.
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