The biology of Dysdercus cingulatus (F.) was investigated in the Philippines, where the insect is a pest of okra (Hibiscus esculentus) and cotton. In the laboratory. Feeding of this and other species of Dysdercus on cotton bolls causes the boll to abort and shed (Pomeroy and Golding, ) (see Economic Impact). Semiochemicals of Dysdercus cingulatus, the Red cotton stainer. Phylum: Arthropoda. Subphylum: Uniramia. Class: Insecta. Order: Heteroptera. Family.
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OpenStreetMap – Google Earth. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Dysdercus cingulatus Scientific classification Kingdom: Their diet consists primarily of seeds from mallows. Dysdercus cingulatus mating in Kadavoor. Permission Reusing this file. Retrieved from ” https: The boll is the only part of the cotton plant that is attacked by D.
Retrieved from ” https: Micro-organisms are admitted in the process and may make the boll contents rot or the lint become discoloured. This is to ensure that we cingulatuz you the best experience possible. Pyrrhocoridae Insects described in Hemiptera of Asia.
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It also attacks trees including silk cotton tree Bombax ceibakapok Ceiba pentandrateak Tectona grandis and the portia tree Thespesia populnea. Feeding of this and other species of Dysdercus on cotton bolls causes the boll to abort and shed Pomeroy and Golding, see Economic Impact. Boll rot of cotton. Continuing to use www.
red cotton stainer (Dysdercus cingulatus)
Meanwhile, the seeds wither, the fibres may fail to cinguatus and the boll may abort. Publication of this media may be in violation of the laws of the country or jurisdiction from where dysdercux are viewing this information. In many cases the fibre does not mature and expand but remains adhered together causing the lint to become quite valueless.
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It is mainly red but has a white collar and three black spots. Reduce ratoon cotton to control cotton stainer. Retrieved from ” https: It is a serious pest cingultaus cotton crops, the adults and older nymphs feeding on the emerging bolls and the cotton seeds as they mature, transmitting cotton staining fungi as they do so. EU pesticides database www. This Heteroptera article is a stub. An early indication of attack by D. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Cingulxtus elimination of trees, such as Bombax, and other wild malvaceous plants is also strongly recommended. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Science. They are often confused with bugs in the family Lygaeidaebut can be distinguished by the lack of ocelli on the head.