Tea Mosquito Bug Infestation
India is the world’s second-largest tea producer after China. However, the tea industry in India has been facing a major setback due to the infestation of tea mosquito bugs. These pests, which are a type of mirid bug, feed on ..
Tags: Pest • Pest Attack • Tamil Nadu • Tea industry
Month: Current Affairs – April, 2023
Category: Agriculture Current Affairs
Jasmonic Acid in Plants
Scientists in the US have discovered a network through which plants communicate in times of pest attack. Jasmonic acid was found to be an important component in this mechanism. About the Study The scientists studied how the jasmonic acid acted ..
Tags: Pest Attack • Plant Communication • Plant Hormones