Inflorescence damage by
Adults lay eggs on flower buds and
Adults and Nymphs suck sack from flowers
Drying of flowers and dropping.
Secrete honey dew and sooty mould develops
on leaves- less photosynthesis.
3-4 generations in a season.
Thrips infested young
Thrips attack on tender leaves,
flowers and small fruits.
They scrap the leaves and fruits.
Leaves curl and growth is
Scratches on fruits.
Discoloured tissues on
developing fruit due to
Scab-like tissues on
ripened fruit due to
1 ml/Lit water 0.5 ml/Lit water
•Adults are stout with green
•Eggs are laid on leaves
•Caterpillars are yellowish orange
and grown up are pink
•Larvae bore in to the tender
shoots tunneling downwards.
•Leaves wither and drop down.
Adults are stout with green
Eggs are laid on leaves
Larvae feed on the
resulting into breakage of the
Fruit Borer Damaged Fruits
• Adults lay eggs on fruits. Larvae
are long and pink in colour.
• The larvae eat the skin and pulp
and tunnel in to the fruit and
damage the fruits.
• Pupation in the bark of the tree.
• Severe in Telengana and coastal
Mango weevil - Damaged
Adult weevil lay eggs on marble size fruits.
Grubs are light yellow in colour with dark
Grubs bore in to the fruit and reach the
The hole disappears as the fruit grows.
Completes pupation in stone and adult
comes out on ripening.
Severe in CTR/Kdp dts on Totapuri and
Fruit Fly - Infested fruit
Adult Flies are light brown in
Flies lay eggs under the skin of
the ripened fruits.
Maggots feed on the pulp and
the fruits become soft and rot.
Severe in Totapuri and Neelam
due to late maturity.
Scales on leaves
Scale insects suck the sap from leaves and
Fruits and they become weakened resulting
In to reduction in quality and quantity.
Adults lay eggs on leaves.
Larvae feed on the leaf lamina and
skeletonize the leaves and webs the
It also feeds on flowers and webs the
Nest of dried leaves
Sooty mold on leaf
Develops on the secretion by Mealy bus and Hoppers.
Forms a black layer on leaves, flowers, fruits.
Interferes with Photosynthesis and reduces development and quality of fruits.
Black spots on
Anthracnose causes leaf spot and
Round brown or black spots are
seen on leaves flower stalk and
Flowers and Fruits drop in severe
Reduction in photosynthesis,
drying of flower bunch dropping
of small fruits and rotting of
Twig blight due to C. gloeosporiodes
It is caused by 3 different fungi.
Botryodiplodia-drying of small
Gleosporium- drying of branch
from tip backwards.
Colletotrichum- Drying of the tips
of tender shoots.
Active and spreads fast in rainy
Inflorescence with powdery
PM attacks in winter season.
White powdery growth forms
on leaves, flowers and small
Flower and fruit drop is seen.
Growth of the leaves and fruits