Acta Scientific Agriculture

Review Article Volume 2 Issue 9

Mango Shoot Gall Maker, Apsylla cistellata Buckton (Homoptera: Psyllidae) and its Management - A Review

Arun Chapain*

Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal

*Corresponding Author: Arun Chapain, Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal.

Received: August 08, 2018; Published: August 23, 2018

Citation: Arun Chapain. “Mango Shoot Gall Maker, Apsylla cistellata Buckton (Homoptera: Psyllidae) and its Management - A Review". Acta Scientific Agriculture 2.9 (2018).

Abstract

  Mango ( Mangifera indica L.) is one of the highest produced fruit crop. It is known as the king of the fruit. However, mango shoot gall maker (Apsylla cistellata (Buckton)) is a newly rising constraint for its production. Yield is reduced to 96% in case of heavy infestation. The twigs of the plant on which fruit is set, the pest forms gall on the twigs. The twigs may suffer die-back. This article gives a brief idea about the pest and its effective management.

Keywords: Mango; Gall; Mango Shoot Gall Maker

Copyright: © 2018 Arun Chapain. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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