|Similar Zygogramma bicolorata, Beetle, Zygogramma suturalis, Parthenium, Parthenium hysterophorus|
Indigenous herbs used in parthenium zygogramma experiments part 129 pankaj oudhia
Zygogramma is a large genus of leaf beetles in the subfamily Chrysomelinae, which includes approximately 100 species. 13 species occur north of Mexico.
- Indigenous herbs used in parthenium zygogramma experiments part 129 pankaj oudhia
- Indigenous herbs used in parthenium zygogramma experiments part 120 pankaj oudhia
Adults and larvae are herbivorous on various host plants. Zygogramma exclamationis is a pest species of sunflower crops in North America. At least two species have also been used as a form of biological pest control: Zygogramma bicolorata was introduced to India as a biocontrol agent for the weed Parthenium hysterophorus, and Zygogramma suturalis was introduced to Russia as a control for Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed).