Spodoptera frugiperda (Fall Armyworm)

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Publication Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019, 17:47

Last Updated: Aug. 13, 2019, 9:19 p.m.

Report Number: NPL-04/3

Country: Nepal

Report Status: Final

Pest Status

  • Present: only in some areas

Geographical Distribution

Mid-Inner terai and the mid hill of Nepal.

Summary

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.

Danger

Highly danger especially to maize crops

Contact for info

sharmadilli.2018@gmail.com chief@npponepal.gov.np info@npponepal.gov.np

Report files

Declaration notice

Website

http://www.npponepal.gov.np/