Capsid bug

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Capsid bug
Capsid Bug Miridae.jpg
A Capsid bug
Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Family: Miridae

Identifying Features[edit | edit source]

Small brown spots which later turn into holes appear on the foliage. Young shoots may be distorted and the crinkling of small leaflets may be severe.

Treatment[edit | edit source]

Damage is usually too slight to affect yield.Spray the plants with insecticidal soap if the attack is severe.

Prevention[edit | edit source]

No practical method available