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Fall armyworm

  • Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a new invasive pest in India, damaging maize crop. The caterpillars mainly feed on young maize plants, cobs and tassel.
  • They have also been recorded causing damage on sorghum and pearl millet (Bajra).

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