Serpentine leaf miner

Serpentine leaf miner: Liriomyza trifolii

Symptoms of damage:

  • Leaves with serpentine mines
  • Drying and dropping of leaves

Identification of pest:

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


  • Collect and destroy mined leaves
  • Spray NSKE 5%



  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal
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