Insects    
Insect pests of Mango
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Mango leaf hopper
This is the most serious pest of mango and at times, they are responsible for the total failure of the crop.These hoppers suck the sap from the inflorescence, tender shoots and leaves.Four species available in india are,Idioscopus nitidulus,I.clypealis,Amritodus atkinsoni and Amrasca splendens.

        Attack of Idioscopus nitidulus, the leaf hopper         on stalk and Fruits.
   
Attack of Idioscopus nitidulus on stalk and development of sooty mould on fruits.

           Verticillium lecanii, an entomogenous            fungus infecting Idioscopus            clypealis.     (Eco-friendly).


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