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PESTS OF PULSES :: Major Pests :: Lab-lab Leaf Miner

8. Lab-lab leaf miner: Cyphosticha coerulea (Gracillariidae: Lepidoptera)


Distribution and status: Throughout India 


Host plants: Blackgram, greengram, cowpea.


Damage symptoms: Tiny larvae bore into the epidermis of the leaf and forms blisters through mining.


Management: Spray the infested crop with endosulfan 35 EC 2.0 L or methyldemeton 750 ml in 700 litre water per ha.