biting and chewing insect pests of crop

biting and chewing insect pests are some of the most dangerous of insects. the habits of these biting and chewing insects lead to destruction of plant tissues,
biting and chewing insect have two mouth parts –
 
the mouth  part of biting and chewing insect is the  maxillae and mandible
 
 
 
 
 
 
the mouth parts of a typical biting and chewing insect is well adapted to biting and chewing off young shoots of crop plants.
 
 
 
these attack of biting and chewing insect leads to eventual death of the plant.

 

Biting and chewing insect pest

The mouth parts of pests in this group are especially adapted to biting and chewing of various plant parts. The mouth parts are made up of two hard biting jaws (mandibles) FEEDING MECHANISM IN HOLOZOIC. In addition to these, they also have two jaws

 

mouth parts of biting and chewing insect


maxillae). They have two lips – flat upper lip (larum) and lower lip (labium) while the maxillae are used to push the crop parts into the mouth, the mandibles are used for the biting and chewing since they are very strong.

biting and chewing insect pests
list of biting and chewing insect
biting and chewing insects

 

 

Biting and Chewing Insects pests possess strong mandible and maxillae (mouth-parts) which enable them to bite and chew plant parts.

 

examples of biting and chewing insect

  1. Examples of biting and chewing insect pests include: termites,
  2. grasshoppers,
  3. leaf worms,
  4. army worms,
  5. mantid,
  6. locusts,
  7. beetles

These insects can feed on any part of the plant including leaves, fruits, stems, flowers and even roots. Some common biting and chewing insect pests are beetles, grasshoppers, termites, crickets, caterpillars of moths and butter flies, locust, army worms and so on. They feed on many crops such as okro, maize, rice, vegetables, cassava and fruit trees.

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Biting and chewing Insect Pests

biting and chewing insect pests are some of the most dangerous of insects. the habits of these biting and chewing insects lead to destruction of plant tissues,
biting and chewing insect have two mouth parts –
 
the mouth  part of biting and chewing insect is the  maxillae and mandible
 

 

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WEED AND THEIR BOTANICAL NAMES
1. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AFFECTING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION
2. DISEASES
3. 52. SOIL MICRO-ORGANISMS
4. ORGANIC MANURING
5. FARM YARD MANURE
6. HUMUS
7. COMPOST
8. CROP ROTATION
9. GRAZING AND OVER GRAZING
10. IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE
11. IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
12. ORGANIC MANURING
13. FARM YARD MANURE
14. HUMUS
15. COMPOST
16. CROP ROTATION

 

 

  1. IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE
    19. IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
    20. INCUBATORS
    21. MILKING MACHINE
    22. SIMPLE FARM TOOLS
    23. AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION
    24. THE CONCEPT OF MECHANIZATION
    25. PROBLEMS OF MECHANIZATION
    26. SURVEYING AND PLANNING OF FARMSTEAD
    27. IMPORTANCE OF FARM SURVEY
    28. SURVEY EQUIPMENT
    29. PRINCIPLES OF FARM OUTLAY
    30. SUMMARY OF FARM SURVEYING
    31. CROP HUSBANDRY PRACTICES
    32. PESTS AND DISEASE OF MAIZE- ZEA MAYS
    33. CULTIVATION OF MAIZE CROP
    34. OIL PALM
    35. USES OF PALM OIL
    36. MAINTENANCE OF PALM PLANTATION
    37. COCOA
  2.  

 

38.
39. PROCESSES IN COCOA CULTIVATION
HOLING AND LINING
40. YAM
41. LAND PREPARATION FOR YAM
42. DEPT OF PLANTING
43. SPACING OF YAM
44. PLANTING DEPT OF YAM
45. STORAGE OF YAM
46. STAKING OF YAM
47. HARVESTING OF YAM
48. COWPEA
JUTE
49. FORAGE CROP AND PASTURE
50. FORAGE GRASSES
51. SILAGE
52. PASTURE
53. TYPES OF PASTURE
COMMON GRASSES AND LEGUMES
54. GRASSES
55. LEGUMES
56. ESTABLISHMENT OF PASTURES
57. 201. FORAGE PRESERVATION
58. HAY SILAGE
59. FORESTRY IMPORTANCE OF FORESTRY 206. FOREST MANAGEMENT FOREST REGULATION DEFORESTATION AFFORESTATION
60. DISEASES AND PESTS OF CROPS
61. MAIZE SMUT
62. RICE BLAST
63. MAIZE RUST
64. LEAF SPOT OF GROUNDNUT
65. COW-PEA MOSAIC
66. COCOA BLACK POD DISEASE

 

 

 

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