Indian green jassid

Indian green jassid

Photo by James Litsinger, IRRI

  • Yellowish white eggs (1 mm long) and greenish-yellow nymphs (1-2 mm long) with bluish legs
  • Adults yellowish-green in summer, reddish-brown in winter
  • Prominent black spots – two on head and one on each forewing
  • Plant symptoms include leaf yellowing, crinkling, curling, stunted growth and fewer bolls
  • Flying adults spread in wind currents, and eggs and nymphs can be carried on seeds, bolls and harvested seed cotton


Scientific name: Amrasca devastans
EPPRD Category:
Life Form: Stink bugs, aphids, mealybugs, scale, whiteflies & hoppers (HEMIPTERA)

Pest Documents

FS: fact sheet

CP: contingency plan

DP: diagnostic protocol