Amaurochrous Dubius Injury

John K. Saichuk, Meszaros, Anna

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Amaurochrous dubius (Palisot)

Both nymphs and adults cause damage by feeding with their piercing mouthparts. Feeding on the leaf sheath can cause dead or dying leaves, usually lower leaves, in otherwise healthy rice. The damaged leaves will often have a yellow, orange or red coloration.

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