The life cycle of Earias vitella Fabricius was completed on a cotton plant Gossypium hirsutum. It is a serious pest of cotton, and damages 75% of cotton which results poor production of the cotton crop. The present paper deals with the life cycle of Earis vitella Fabricius on a new vegetable plant Abelmoschus esculentus in Ramgarh (Jharkhand, India).
The life cycle Earias vitellaFabricius was studied during the year 2019 -2020 at Ramgarh .During the study it was found that the pest completed 6 to7 overlapping generations in a year. The pest enters the fruits of vegetable and protect themselves from the birds and cause a damage to the vegetables. The lady’s finger is a healthy and tastier vegetable, rich in carbohydrate, minerals and fibres . The pest damage the cultivated vegetable plants and cause loss not only the quality and quantity of the vegetables but also the profit of the farmers.
Ramgarh is a district town, the rural area is known for gross vegetable production, and marketing of the vegetables. The climatic condition of Ramgarh is moderate and suitable for vegetable production.