publication . Other literature type . Article . 2019

Altica himalayensis (Chen), an emerging pest of temperate horticultural crops from Kashmir valley

G. Mahendiran; Mudasir Ahmad Dar; Shahid Ali Akbar;
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  • Published: 09 Apr 2019
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
<strong>Seasonality, host range, and biology of <em>Altica himalayensis</em> Chen are detailed. The species is one of the most dominant leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae: Coleoptera) found in the Kashmir valley. A major pest of <em>Rumex nepalensis</em> (locally known as <em>Abuji</em>), plant is used as a source of food, astringent qualities, and for dyeing purposes. During the present study the pest was also found to feed on <em>Polygonium aviculare</em> (new host plant) and adults were also found to exert considerable damage to a number of other major crops including, apricot, almond, apple, strawberry, and walnut. Updated checklist and taxonomic status of the genus...
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free text keywords: Altica himalayensis, Polygonium aviculare, pest, biology, Kashmir., Altica himalayensis, Polygonium aviculare, pest, biology, Kashmir.
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