Scientific Name Of The Pest : Helicoverpa(Heliothis)armigera
Common Name of the Pest : Cotton bollworm
Host crops : Soybean,Tomato, Maize, Bengal gram, Red gram, Cotton, Chilli, Green gram, Okra, Rose, Cow pea, Sunflower, Sorghum, Chrysanthemum, Groundnut
It is stoutly built, large brown or yellowish brown moth, about 20 mm long and dark specks that make V- shaped marks on the forewings and a conspicuous black spot in the centre. The hind wings are light and dull-coloured with black border. The larva measures 35-45 mm long and is greenish with dark broken grey lines along the sides of the body.
Funnel trap with Hel-E Lure at 15/ha for monitoring.