Leaf miner

Leaf miner: Liriomyza trifolii

Symptoms of damage:

  • Leaves with serpentine mines.
  • Drying and dropping of leaves due to severe infestation.

Identification of pest:

  • Larva: Minute orange yellowish apodous maggots.
  • Pupa: Pupates within mines.
  • Adult: Pale yellow in colour


  • Collect and destroy mined leaves
  • Spray NSKE 3%



  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal
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