Pakistan Forest Institute
Peshawar, Pakistan

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PJF VOL 1 - Issue 2 - Year 1951; PP 119 - 119 Search
Title A Preliminary Study of the Poplar Leaf Beetle- Nodostoma sp.
Author(s) Dr. M. A. H. Qadri, D. Sc., F. Z. S., F.R.E.S.,
Designation Forest Entomologist, Pakistan Forest Research Institute,
The poplar leaf beetle Nodostoma sp. (Chysomelidae) is the most important pest of Populus ciliate and P. nigra on the Murree Hills. The beetles as well as the larvae feed on the leaves and skeletonise them. Paper describes completely the adult, Larva, Pupa, Eggs, Lifecycle, seasonal history and its habits.