Occurrence of root aphid, Forda orientalis George on a high altitude plant, Arenaria festucoides Benth in Western Himalaya

Abstract :

The root aphid, Forda orientalis is recognized for the first time from the roots of Arenaria festucoides Benth growing at an altitude of 3263 m amsl in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, India. This is the first report of F. orienatlis from Indian Himalayan region.


Keyword :

Root aphid, Forda orientalis,Arenaria festucoides, Himalaya
 


Author(s) : Nadda, G.
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Published Issue : 2015 Vol. 10 Number 2


2015 Vol. 10 Number 2