A survey was conducted for the observation of orchid pests in different districts of Manipur. Insect pests species such as aphids (Macrosiphum luteum), armored scale (Furcaspis biformis) boisduval scale (Diaspis boisduvalii), Florida red scale (Chrysomphalus aonidum), greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum), mealybugs (Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi), shoot borer (Peridaedala sp.), thrips (Dichromothrips nakahari),weevil (Sipalinus sp.), and non-insect pests which include false spider mite (Tenuipalpus pacificus), two-striped slug (Veronicella cubensis) and snail (Zonitoides arborus) were collected and observed. Their mode of damage and diseases caused by them were studied.
Prof. Dr. Bilal BİLGİN