Incidence of Batocera rufomaculata De Geer (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) on cashew
Vasanthi P, Raviprasad TN
The incidence of Batocera rufomaculata was recorded in cashew plantations of Directorate of cashew Research, Puttur, India during 2010-2013. The infestation of cashew by cashew stem and root borers was usually associated with secondary borers. B. rufomaculata was a commonly noticed secondary borer on previously infested cashew trees and it was feared to be a potential major borer of cashew trees.