Tuta absoluta : Short Info. Tuta absoluta Meyrick (Tomato leafminer) is the serious pests belonging to moth family (Lepideoptera: Gelechiidae) from South America. It has been reported from different countries including Nepal in 2016, which makes it a difficult pest to control. It feeds on aerial part of tomato plant including other solanaceous plants (potato, pepper, tobacco) decreasing the yield and quality of the vegetables.
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