yam beetle pest of crops and it's effect on yam production
What is yam beetle and how does it affect yam production
A typical yam beetle is an insect pest of crop that affect yam. The young beetle is an example of piercing and boring insect.
The yam beetle mostly affect yam that are already stored in the barn. These deadly pest of yam bore holes into the yam by eating the most important part and therefore creating black black spots inside the yam when cut open
Crops that are attacked by yam beetle
Yam beetle mostly attack tuber crops e.g. yam
Nature of damage and economic effect of yam beetle pest of crop on yam production
Yeah I am going to list a few things as in a few effects of the yam beetle pest as it affects yam production.
Some of these effects are as follows
1. The yam beetle have a boring and piercing mouthpart that is used to destroy the internal structure of a yam tuber
2. The yam tuber pest bore hole into the yam tuber and eat up The soft or the succulent part of the yam tuber
3. The attack of yam beetle pest of crops is it reduces yields of production
4. By the time the yam beetle pest was has eaten up the internal value and structure of the yam tuber, it automatically reduces the value and market quality of the yam itself
Prevention and control method of the spread of yam beetle
To control the spread of yam beetle and the harm they cause on the yams stored in the barn,
The Following measures are advised
1. Every yam that is dug from the ground or harvested from the farm should be properly checked before storage
2. Before planting of yam sett, it must be dusted using Adrin dust before planting
This article is just a brief summary of the insect pest call yam beetle. the effect of this pest on yam production. nature and damages caused by this pest and then the prevention methods and how to control the spread of yam beetle
Thank you so much for coming to read some of our article.
feel to explore our website using our achieve gadget and page tabs.
Fabian has B.Sc in agriculture and biology. has taught in various schools and colleges. Certified computer technician and a trained auto mechanic, and I took to writing online in order to reach millions of people who would want to learn using their electronic gadgets to enhance their knowledge. I have major on Agricultural science, biology, health sciences and home economics
popular post of all time
WEEDS AND THEIR BOTANICAL NAMES The names of these weeds are as follows in detail Wild potato or moring glory--Striga senegalensis Broom w...
AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS TYPES AND USES OF SIMPLE FARM TOOLS OR IMPLEMENTS. During agricultural production farmers carry out many farm op...
ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF MECHANIZATION Farm Farm mechanization Farm mechanization Farm mechanization is Farm mechanization is the ...
what is Pre-planting operations? These are operations carried out before sowing. They include choosing of site, clearing, stumping, plo...
TWENTY (20) DIFFERENCES BETWEEN SUBSISTENCE AND COMMERCIAL AGRICULTURE THERE A LOT OF difference between subsistence and commercial agric...
CULTURAL Practices in agriculture Cultural practices are all the activities carried out on the farm before, during and after planting of c...
post Planting operations These are activities carried out by the farmer after land preparation. They are what the farm...
Sources of farm power Farm power can be described as any source of energy( energy transfer in an ecosystem read here ) or force that can be...
Agricultural nomenclature Agricultural nomenclature The system of naming crops and weeds is based on that introduced by the Swedish Natu...
FARM BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES 1. Identify different types of farm buildings and structures. 2. Outline the uses of the various buildings ...
there are so many types of diseases that are caused by microorganisms in animals these diseases are harmful to the well-being of every anima...