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Pests and diseases of Litchi

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Litchi is a tropical fruit tree native to southern China. It is also commonly found in Madagascar, India (Muzaffarpur), Bangladesh, Pakistan, southern Taiwan, northern Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Southern Africa. Scientific name is Litchi chinenis Sonn. It is a medicinal plants, provide meaningful inputs for drugs.

Major insect pests of Litchi are:

Diseases of high economic importance are:

Good orchard management through the use of biological control and eradication practices such as the use of pheromone and protein bait against Litchi stem end borer and fruit fly, in combination with rational use of fungicide to control brown blight anthracnose are some of the key techniques for their control.