Keys for identification of storage pest- Mediterranean pulse beetle – #Indiafoldscopephase 1

Infestation found in: Field bean    Fig: Infested Field bean pulse Macrostructure image of infested pest: Fig: Infested pest found in Field bean pulse Assumed pest: Mediterranean pulse beetle (Bruchus emarginatus) Morphological charecteristics (for confirmation as observed under microscope) Antennae is serrate and dark in colour (Fig 1) Elytra with punctate distinct lines and gray spots…