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