ICAR-Directorate of Cashew Research, Puttur - 574 202, Karnataka, India
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Secondary Pests

Apart from TMB and CSRB, a few insect pests infesting cashew cause considerable damage at occasionally. They are region or season specific. In general, management actions taken for managing TMB could manage these pests also, but separate spraying may be required during certain periods.

Important secondary insect pests of cashew are


Leaf miner

Shoot tip caterpillar

Leaf & flower thrips

Leaf & blossom

Apple & Nut Borer

Flower Caterpillar

Mealy Bugs