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Year: 2015, Issue: December
Investigation of Indian rice gall midges and its natural enemies at Panna (M.P.)
R. M. Datta and Lankesh
Indian rice gall midges, O.royzae, O.royzivora, Pest.
Rice gall midges Orseolia oryzae and Orseolia oryzivora are important pests of rice in Asia and in Africa respectively. It is essentially as monsoon pest and causes damage wherever higher humidity and moderate temperature prevail. The experiment was carried out in the farmer's field of adjoining village Gahira district Panna (M.P.). The biology of rice gall midge (emergence, egg laying, incubation and pupal period and sex-ratio) and its natural enemies were studied.
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