ASEXUAL PROPAGATION OF PLANTS
Asexual Propagation

ASEXUAL PROPAGATION OF PLANTS

Plants can be propagated sexually and asexually. Sexual propagation includes propagation by seeds, while asexual propagation is based on the vegetative parts of plants for raising new ones. Vegetative parts of plants like shoots, leaves, buds, roots, stems, and underground parts are used in different ways for reproducing new plants. Asexual propagation is the best…

WHITEFLY
Pest and Disease

WHITEFLY

Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) is a plant sap-feeding insect which belongs to the order Homoptera, is a global pest causing significant loss to a wide variety of agricultural commodities. Whiteflies are not true flies. It is related to aphids, scales, and mealybugs. Whiteflies cause damage to plants in two ways. Such as by sucking the sap…

APHIDS
Pest and Disease

APHIDS

Aphid is the common name for the insects belonging to the superfamily Aphidoidea, within the order Hemiptera. All aphids are small, soft-bodied insects with long, slender mouthparts, pear-shaped insects with long legs and antennae. Most species of aphids have a pair of tube-like structures called cornicles projecting backwards out of their bodies’ hind end and…

POWDERY MILDEW
Pest and Disease

POWDERY MILDEW

Powdery mildew is a disease that affects a wide range of plants, including agronomic crops, fruit, vegetable, and herbaceous and woody ornamentals. It is caused by many different species of fungi. The disease is easy to diagnose as its symptoms are quite distinctive. All powdery mildew fungi require living plant tissue to grow. The important…