Castor: Natural Enemies

By Vikaspedia on 03 Oct 2018

Natural Enemies of Castor Insect PestsParasitoids


Resistant/tolerant varieties
PestTolerant/ resistant variety*
Leaf hopper (Empoasca flaviscens)GCH-4, DCS-9, GCH-5, Jwala (48-1), DCH-519
Thrips (Retithrips syriacus)GCH-4, DCS-9, GCH-5, Jwala (48-1), DCH-519
Fusarium wilt, Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. riciniDCS-9, Jwala (48-1), Harita, GCH-4, GCH-5, DCH-177, and GCH-7
Root rot/Die back (Macrophomina phaseolina)Jwala (48-1)GCH-6, and GCH-7
Grey rot/Grey mould (Botrytis ricini)Jwala (48-1)

Source:NIPHM, NCIPM and Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine & Storage