Jasmine bug

Jasmine bug: Antestia cruciata

Symptoms of damage:

  • Nymphs and adults suck the sap from tender shoots and buds -prevents flower formation.

Identification of the pest:

  • Nymph is dark brownish black and round.
  • Adult – Dark brown colour, shield shape, orange and white marking on wings.


  • Spray monocrotophos 2ml/lit.



  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal
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