Entomology, Ornithology & Herpetology: Current Research

Entomology, Ornithology & Herpetology: Current Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0983

Bipin Karki

Dr, Department of Entomology, Agriculture and Forestry University, Chitwan, Nepal

  • Review Article   
    A Systematic Review of Major Entomological Work on Tea, Coffee and Cardamom Crops in Nepal
    Author(s): Bipin Karki*

    Tea, Large cardamom and coffee are the major commercial crops of Nepal having large export potential. These crops are regarded as most important commercial crops of Nepal as these can improve the livelihood of farmers thus the overall economy of the country. This review revealed that major insects pests of tea in Nepal are stem borers, tea mosquito and mites. Likewise, white stem borer, mealy bugs and scale are major damaging insects of coffee; similarly aphid, thrips, hairy caterpillar and stem borer are serious on large cardamom. Reviewing the literature, the most problem is seen to identify the insects by farmers and available literature regarding the management aspects of these insects are less in Nepal. Hence it is recommended that future researches should focus on the identification and management aspects of these insects to solve and avoid loss from these .. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-0983.21.10.239

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