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Effect of entomofungal pathogens on mortality of three aphid species.
The pathogenicity of twelve fungal isolates belonging to Beauveria basiana (Bals.) Vuill., Metarhizium allisopliae (Metschinikoff) Sorokin and Verticillium lecanii (Zimmerman) against Aphis… Expand
Studies on coconut eriophyid mite, Aceria guerreronis Keifer in Tamil Nadu, India.
Field evaluation of Helicoverpa armigera nucleopolyhedrovirus formulations for control of the chickpea pod-borer, H. armigera (Hubn.), on chickpea (Cicer arietinum var. Shoba) in southern India
Treatment of chickpea with HearNPV1 at 1.5]1012 p.i.b. per ha was as e!ective, or better at controlling Helicoverpa armigera larvae, and increasing yield relative to control, than either a standard… Expand
Ceratovacuna lanigera Zehntner (Homoptera:Aphididae) a Serious Pest of Sugarcane in Maharashtra and Attempts at its Management by Biological Means
Serious and unprecedented infestations by the sugarcane woolly aphid, Ceratovacuna lanigera Zehntner were witnessed on the leaves of 4·9 month old sugarcane crop in Kolhapur and Pune districts of… Expand
Influence of incubation temperature on productivity and quality of Spodoptera litura nucleopolyhedrovirus
Abstract Mass production of baculoviruses by in vivo methods is influenced by several factors like larval age at virus treatment, virus concentration and the incubation temperature. The larval age at… Expand
Efficacy of biopesticides and natural plant products for Heliothis/Helicoverpa control
This chapter reviews the efficacy of biological pesticides (Helicoverpa armigera nuclear polyhedrosis viruses or HaNPVs, fungi, bacteria, protozoa and nematodes) and plant extracts (including… Expand
Vacuum packaging of Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton) eggs to enhance shelf life for parasitization by the egg parasitoid Trichogramma chilonis
Abstract The eggs of the factitious host insect, Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton), are used for production of several natural enemies in many countries across the world. Trichogramma spp. are used… Expand
Prospects of indigenous mass production and formulation of Trichoderma.