Data on shoot borer, Chilo infuscatellus Snell., infestation and granulosis virus infection were collected from sugarcane planted during early. Family – Pyralidae. Genus – Chilo. Species – infuscatellus. Distribution: It is a major pest of sugarcane and is prevalent in all the cane growing areas of India. PDF | Studies regarding the management of sugarcane stem borer, Chilo infuscatellus through different release levels of Trichogramma.

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The damage is done by the caterpillars which bores into the stem and feed the soft tissues. Waterhouse records C.

While feeding the caterpillars moves upward as well as downward and may reach the roots. The effect of planting date ranging from mid-February to mid-March on the incidence of C. Product Description We are reckoned amongst the clients for offering a quality tested array of Chilo Infuscatellus. Chiloini Moths described in Control of Chilo infuscatellus in sugar plantations is difficult.

The larval period lasts for about three weeks, after which the larvae pupates in the tunnel within the sugarcane stalk where they had been feeding before. The hindwings are creamy white with pale, buff tips. The newly hatched caterpillars are somewhat greyish in colour having a dark head and a transparent body with spots and hairs.

In Pakistan, it was reported that the major importance of this pest was in the early stages of the crop, the whole plant being damaged during this period.


Biological pest control through introduction of tachinid flies from Africa and the Caribbean has been attempted, but those flies have failed to become established. By these means the incidence of the pest can be reduced to a low level. You must be logged in to post a comment. Host-Plant Resistance Many sugarcane cultivars show some level of field resistance or tolerance to C.

Chilo Infuscatellus

Other potential biological control agents include Beauvaria Sivasankaran et al. Release of the egg parasites Telenomus beneficious, Trichograma spp. The eggs are laid in the clusters of eggs infsucatellus the under surface of the leaves by the side of the mid rib. The Chilo Infuscatellus we offer is mostly found in farms and gardens. Early plantation by the middle of February is helpful in checking serious destruction by this pest.

Molecular Detection of Chilo infuscatellus.

In China, a significant correlation was found between the number of withered young leaves resulting from borer infestation and yield losses. Global Information System on Pyraloidea.

In the Indian Punjab, chemical control treatments also resulted in significantly better cane yields compared with the untreated controls Duhra, We are reckoned amongst the clients for offering a quality tested array of Chilo Infuscatellus.

Chang and Wang reported that brix, purity and sugar content infuscateolus cane juice were significantly lower in sugarcane varieties infested with a number of borers including C. Adjusting planting dates and various cultural techniques have been used with varying degrees of success. These spots lateron develops into spines. In Tamil Nadu, field trials infuscatelous sugarcane indicated that the application of insecticides against C.


This pest is mainly injurious to the younge plants. Views Read Edit View history.

In a study in the Indian Punjab, the incidence of C. Close Find out more.

Find more suppliers in Bengaluru Biopesticide Chemical in Bengaluru. Argyria coniorta Hampson, Argyria sticticraspis Hampson, Chilo tadzhikiellus Gerasimov, Diatraea calamina Hampson, Diatraea shariinensis Eguchi, They also noted that the greatest sugarcane borer infestation levels resulted in the lowest yields. Young larvae eat small holes in the leaves, particularly the leaf sheaths.

Removal of affected plants having dead heart right from the ground level.

By adjusting the time of plantation of the cane and emergence of moth, the two should not coincide with each other. Spraying should be done at the interval of 15 days for the first three months. Symptoms are similar to those produced by other lepidopterous stem borers. Reckoned inufscatellus their matchless quality, Ponalab products are in huge demand from the farmers both in India and abroad. Botanical Pesticides in Bengaluru.

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