- Leaf miners
- Gall makers
- Root feeders
- Shoot borers
- Bark feeders
Some of the insects that cause damage to Gmelina arborea (Kumil) plantation are discussed here under:
Leaf miner is larva of an insect that lives in and eats the leaf tissue of plants. For more info: Click.
Goats likes to eat the bark of Gmelina, resulting in permanent injury to the stem. In the picture published here, the damage is caused by Bear. One of the effective ways to ward off animals in the unfenced farm land is by applying fresh cow dung + cow urine mixture on the stem upto a height of 5 feet.