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Sugarcane Sap and Foliage Feeders


New pests emerge periodically and cause production losses in sugarcane. e.g., Pyrilla, Sugarcane Woolly Aphid (SWA) etc. Among the pests, SWA has become a major constraint especially in the states of Maharashtra and Karnataka during last two years and has spread to Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Again the mealy bug is more prevalent in tropical India than in northern regions.