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Spodoptera frugiperda( Fall Armyworm)

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Publication Date
Tue, 13 Aug 2019, 17:19
Last Updated
Aug. 13, 2019, 5:19 p.m.
Report Number
Report Status
Pest Status (old values from ISPM 8 -1998 )
  • Present: only in some areas
Pest Status (ISPM 8 - 2021)
  • Present: not widely distributed and under official control
Geographical Distribution
Mid-Inner terai and the mid hill of Nepal.

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.

Highly danger especially to maize crops
Contact for info
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Report files
Notice of declaration of Spodoptera frugiperda invasive in Nepal
Issue keywords
Detection survey General Surveillance Monitoring survey
Commodity keywords
Maize or corn

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