Nuclear Polyhedrosis Viruses from Coconut Blackheaded Caterpillar, Opisina arenosella Walker and Sorghum Spotted Stern Borer, Chilo partellus (Swinhoe)


Affiliations

  • Project Directorate of Biological Control (ICAR), Bangalore, Karnataka, 560024, India

Abstract

Two nuclear polyhedrons viruses from the coconut black headed caterpillar, Opisina arenosella Walker and sorghum spotted stem borer, Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) were Isolated and reported for the first time from India. The pathogenicity of both the NPVs have been tested and proved along with gross pathological symptoms.

Keywords

Chilo partellus Nuclear polyhedrosis Virus, Opisina arenosella.

Subject Discipline

Entomology

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