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House sparrows (Passer domesticus (Linn.)) causing severe damage to peach buds in residential areas at Ludhiana, Punjab
House sparrow (Passer domesticus (Linn.) damage to peach flower buds/flowers was observed during 1978–1985 in the Aggar Nagar (Ludhiana) residential locality but in the present case only 0 to approximately 2 kg fruit were produced per tree. Expand
Field Efficacy of Neem-based Insecticides against Whitefly and their Impact on Insect Pest Complex of Cotton
Three ETL-based sprays of triazophos targeted mainly against B. tabaci lead to significant increase in aphid population as compared to control, and the population of Aphis gossypii Glover, Amrasca biguttula and bollworm damage remained at low level at higher dose of neem-based insecticide treatments. Expand
Effect of neem-based insecticides on survival of life stages of whitefly, Bemisia tabaci on cotton
In general neem-based insecticides adversely affected the survival of B. tabaci in a time and dosage-dependent manner. Expand
Activity and Abundance of Flower Visiting Insects of Loquat, Eriobotrya Japonic A (Thunb.) Lindl.
Apis dorsata Fabr. was the only dominant flower visitor of loquat. Only one A. florea was found on the floweas in all the observations although it was present in very hign numbers on the flowers ofExpand
Safety of Azadirachtin to Honeybee, Apis mellifera Linnaeus, Foragers
Safety of NeemAzal (azadirachtin 10,000 ppm) was evaluated at different dosages against Apis mellifera Linneaus Foragers and Triazophos at the recommended dosage was highly toxic with mortality varying from 71.41 to 100% in different tests. Expand