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Occurrence of white Grubs in ground nut Growing area of Khed Taluka, part of Northern Western Ghats, MS, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1 JJT University, Jhunjhunu, Rajsthan, INDIA
  • 2 Dept. of Botany, Hutatma Rajguru Mahavidyalaya, Rajgurunagar, INDIA
  • 3 Dept. of Zoology, Hutatma Rajguru Mahavidyalaya, Rajgurunagar, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 2, Issue (ISC-2012), Pages 1-3, February,2 (2013)


The white grubs are destructive and troublesome insect pest all over the world. White grubs are called " Chaffer beetle" or "May-June beetle". White grubs have been defined as larvae of Melolonthidae. White grubs found in Khed Taluka particularly Holotrichia serrata and Holotrichia fissa. Crop survey on farm research organized as per Tran Huy Tho, Pham Thi Vuong, Nguyen Thi Mao, Nguyen Chuc Quynh and Pham Chi Hoa during the past. Western region of Khed Taluka is major groundnut growing area. We find the occurrence of Holotrichia serrata in said area, in the commercial crop growing area we observed occurrence of Holotrichia serrata and. Holotrichia fissa. The attempt has been made to observed occurrence of white grub found in Southern region of Taluka. The southern regions occupy industries area. Around this region we observe the occurrence Holotrichia serrata is more as compared to Holotrichia fissa.


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