India: Tuta absoluta damaging tomato plants in Nagaland

In an experimental trial conducted by AICRP on vegetable crops, Department of Horticulture, SASRD: Nagaland University, Medziphema campus on tomato, it was observed that there was presence of South American tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta damaging tomato plants.

A press release from SASRD: NU, department of Horticulture AICRP (VC) scientist (assistant entomologist) Dr. Waluniba stated that, it has been reported infesting tomato in some states of India, as such Tuta absoluta has also reached Nagaland as it was observed infesting tomato plants in the experiment conducted.

Read more at the Nagaland Post


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