Moth Borers of Sugarcane with Colored IIIustrations

by Duttamajumder, S.K.

ISBN: 9789354611018
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2022
Price : Rs. 22495.00
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Author Profile

Dr. S. K. Duttamajumder is a revered sugarcane crop protection specialist of National and International fame. Graduated in Agriculture from the Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Nadia, West Bengal during 1975-79; did both M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi during 1980-85. He joined the Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow as Scientist in 1985 and worked on important bacterial and fungal diseases of sugarcane (Leaf scald, R

About The Book

In India, in the overall insect pests' scenario of sugarcane, moth borers alone account for around 55-60% of the total crop loss. The book Moth borers of Sugarcane is a visual treat of photographs that unfolds the borer complex of sugarcane in a lucid manner spanning 649 pages. In fact, it is a cornerstone publication on Sugarcane Entomology. The first Technical Bulletin on this subject "Identification of the striped moth borers of sugarcane in lndia" (20 pages) was published by Mr. B. D. Gupta

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements v Preface vii 1 Introduction 1 2 Brief history, identification and naming of moth borers of sugarcane in India 6 3 An overview of sugarcane moth borers in India 11 3a List of plates on an overview of sugarcane moth borers in India 25 4 Top borer, Scirpophaga excerptalis (Walker) 33 4a List of plates on Top borer, Scirpophaga excerptalis (Walker) 41 5 Root borer, Emmalocera depressella (Swinhoe) 98 5a List of plates on Root borer,Emmalocera depressella (Swinhoe)