Data on shoot borer, Chilo infuscatellus Snell., infestation and granulosis virus infection were collected from sugarcane planted during early. Family – Pyralidae. Genus – Chilo. Species – infuscatellus. Distribution: It is a major pest of sugarcane and is prevalent in all the cane growing areas of India. PDF | Studies regarding the management of sugarcane stem borer, Chilo infuscatellus through different release levels of Trichogramma.

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The plants are large and occupy the site for two or more years and insecticides are not normally practicable. Biological pest control through introduction of tachinid flies from Africa and the Caribbean has been attempted, but those flies have failed to become established.

Shoot Borer (Chilo infuscatellus): Distribution in India, Life Cycle and Control

Estimates of effects on yield suggest a loss of 0. Shoot Borer Chilo infuscatellus: Distribution in India, Life Cycle and Control. Chang and Wang reported that brix, purity and sugar content of cane juice were significantly lower in sugarcane varieties infested with a number of borers including C.

Continuing to use www. These spots lateron develops into spines. Integrated Pest And Disease Management. Spraying should be done at the interval of 15 days for the first three inufscatellus.

In Madhya Pradesh, India, sugarcane sprayed with granulosis virus lead to a significant decrease in infestation by C. A study on the release of two strains of Cotesia flavipes, one an indigenous strain and the other from Indonesia, was conduncted in India by Shenhmar and Brar In Tamil Nadu, infuscatells trials in sugarcane indicated that the application of insecticides against C.


The newly hatched caterpillars are somewhat greyish in colour having a infuscaatellus head and a transparent body with spots and hairs. Retrieved 17 May Tunnelled stems may break, especially in high winds. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

Number of Employees 26 to 50 People. Waterhouse records C.

The larval period lasts for about three weeks, nifuscatellus which the larvae pupates in the tunnel within the sugarcane stalk where they had been feeding before. Young larvae eat small holes in leaves, especially in the leaf-sheaths, and at a later stage the growing points are killed. Stalk Borer Chilo Auricilia: Anatomical, physical and chemical characteristics of four different cultivars were assessed in India by Kennedy and Nachiappan and they concluded infuscatelus factors conferring resistance included a relatively thick sclerenchymatous layer of tissue in the leaf-sheaths, shorter vascular bundle distance, higher compressive strength of stalks, higher tillering ability, high contents of silica, potassium, magnesium, phenol and ascorbic acid and low contents of nitrogen, chlorophyll and amino acids.

Molecular Detection of Chilo infuscatellus.

Host-Plant Resistance Many sugarcane cultivars show some level of field resistance or tolerance to C. So far introductions of one or more of these species to India, Malaysia, Taiwan and the Philippines have failed to establish Crosskey, As they grow, the larvae feed on the tips of the shoots, killing the growing points, and later still, they bore into the stems, creating galleries and producing frass which drops from the holes.


Infuscatelus on Plantwise Knowledge Bank Like most websites we use cookies. However, the cumulative percentage incidence of the borer was above the economic threshold level at all five planting dates examined Jhansi and Rao, The maximum number of deadhearts due to C.

Chilo infuscatellus Scientific classification Kingdom: Release of the egg parasites Telenomus beneficious, Trichograma spp.

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They also noted that the greatest sugarcane borer infestation levels resulted in the lowest yields. The eggs are laid in the clusters of eggs on the under surface of the leaves by the side of the mid rib.

The stems become brittle and the dead hearts of the plants are characteristic of this pest. Articles with ‘species’ microformats.

Chilo Infuscatellus

Other results generally make comparisons between increased yields when control methods are applied or they refer to losses caused by a mixture of pests. The lower wings are greyish-white and the palpi are pointed forward.

I agree to the terms and privacy policy. Symptoms are similar to those produced by other lepidopterous stem borers. Product Description We are reckoned amongst the clients for offering a quality tested array of Chilo Infuscatellus.

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