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- Mohsin, Ata Ul, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of insect behavior 2013 v.26 no.3 pp. 371-386
- Tropiduchidae; adults; chlorophyll; eggs; fronds; leaves; nymphs; pests; sap; spring; summer
- ... Dubas bug, Ommatissus lybicus, is a major pest of date palm in Panjgur Balochistan. Both the nymphs and adults suck the sap from fruit stalk, leaves and may cause about 50 % of economic losses. Chlorophyll contents and leaf thickness was measured by using SPAD-502 chlorophyll meter and vernier caliper respectively. Eggs distribution density was highly significant in different frond rows and within ...