Pest:Leaf Rollers

  • Leafroller image1
  • Leafroller image2


  • White wax coated larvae live in tubes formed by rolling up portions of palm leaves. Hiding in these folds, they feed on the lamina (Image2).
  • Seedlings in nursery or just transplanted are most affected .

Control Measures

  • Clip and burn the infested portions of leaflets with the caterpillars to control its spread.