Spodoptera frugiperda (Fall Armyworm)
Publication Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019, 17:47
Last Updated: Aug. 13, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
Report Number: NPL-04/3
Report Status: Final
- Present: only in some areas
Mid-Inner terai and the mid hill of Nepal.
NPPO- Nepal collected the samples of suspected FAW larvae, adults and pupa from mid inner Terai, Sindhupalchok and Kavre district of Nepal and molecular analysis was done in the ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Banglore, India. The report found positive for Spodoptera frugiperda. On the based of a molecular analysis report, NPPO- Nepal would like to declare that Spodoptera frugiperda has been introduced in Nepal.
Highly danger especially to maize crops
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