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Bioefficacy of certain plant extracts against the red spider mite, Oligonychus coffeae (Nietner) (Acarina: Tetranychidae) infesting tea in Tamil Nadu, India
ABSTRACT Bioefficacy, ovicidal action and ovipositional deterrence of a few selected bio-pesticides such as neem kernel aqueous extract (NKAE), pongam kernel aqueous extract (PKAE) and garlic aqueousExpand
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Life table and predation of Neoseiulus longispinosus (Acari: Phytoseiidae) on Oligonychus coffeae (Acari: Tetranychidae) infesting tea
Life table and predation of the predatory mite Neoseiulus longispinosus (Evans) on the red spider mite (RSM), Oligonychus coffeae (Nietner), a major pest of tea in India, were studied in theExpand
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Functional and Numerical Responses of the Predatory Mite, Neoseiulus longispinosus, to the Red Spider Mite, Oligonychus Coffeae, Infesting Tea
Abstract Functional and numerical responses of the predatory mite, Neoseiulus longispinosus (Evans) (Acari: Phytoseiidae) to the red spider mite, Oligonychus coffeae Nietner (Acari: Tetranychidae),Expand
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Evaluation of Culture Media for Biomass Production of Trichoderma viride (KBN 24) and their Production Economics
The Genus Trichoderma is of immense importance in agricultural crop protection because of their bio-control potential role against an array of phytopathogens through several modes of action. It isExpand
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Life table and predation of Oligota pygmaea (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) a major predator of the red spider mite, Oligonychus coffeae (Acarina: Tetranychidae) infesting tea
Abstract The staphylinid beetle, Oligota pygmaea (Solier) is an important predator of the red spider mite, Oligonychus coffeae (Nietner) infesting tea. Biology, life table and predatory efficiency ofExpand
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Use of plant extracts for tea pest management in India
India is the second largest producer of black tea in the world. The biggest challenge for tea growers of India nowadays is to combat pests and diseases. Tea crop in India is infested by not less thanExpand
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Evaluation of certain leaf extracts against red spider mite, Oligonychus coffeae Nietner (Acarina: Tetranychidae) infesting tea
Leaf extracts of some common plants such as Vitex negundo (Linn. & Paracetamol), Gliricidia maculata (HBK), Wedelia chinensis (Osbeck), Morinda tinctoria (Roxb) and Pongamia glabra (Vent) wereExpand
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Enhancement of the reproductive potential of Mallada boninensis Okamoto (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), a predator of red spider mite infesting tea: An evaluation of artificial diets
Green lacewing Mallada boninensis is an important predator of various soft-bodied arthropods, including red spider mites in tea. Efforts were made to develop mass rearing technology for this predatorExpand
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Life table and efficacy of Mallada desjardinsi (Chrysopidae: Neuroptera), an important predator of tea red spider mite, Oligonychus coffeae (Acari: Tetranychidae)
Green lacewing, Mallada desjardinsi Navas, is an important predator of red spider mite, Oligonychus coffeae infesting tea. Life history, life table and efficacy of M. desjardinsi were determinedExpand
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Growth inhibitory effect of Ponneem, a botanical pesticide against the looper Ascotis selenaria Hubner infesting tea in northeast India
The efficacy of Ponneem, a commercial botanical pesticide, containing neem oil (40%) + pongamoil (40%) + azadirachtin (1.250ml/L) + emulcifiers (15%) and solvents (5%), was evaluated at 0.5ml, 1.0ml,Expand
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