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Influence of abiotic and biotic factors on the seasonal incidence of major sucking pests of brinjal
The incidence of sucking pests showed a positive and significant correlation with biotic factors like coccinellid beetles as well as spiders, and had a non-significant association with abiotic factors like maximum and minimum temperatures, relative humidity and rainfall.
Bioefficacy of Certain Neem Based Formulations Against Whitefly, Bemisia Tabaci Gennadius Causing Leaf Curl Disease in Tomato
Among eight neem based formulations tested against whitefly causing leaf curl disease in tomato, nimbecidine proved most promising in minimizing the leaf curl incidence (08.33 and 08.73 %) in both…
Impact of predatory ants on two lepidopteran insect pests in Indian cauliflower agroecosystems
Direct evidence of the role of ants in actively searching and directly preying on the larval stages of DBM and BC, on cauliflower plants is provided, demonstrating that in ephemeral, annual cropping agroecosystems, predatory ants are important natural enemies of lepidopteran pests, playing a significant role in plant protection.
Influence of environmental factors on seasonal incidence of sucking pests of rice
The incidence pattern of sucking pests at different standard weeks was studied and effect of various environmental factors like rainfall, morning RH, evening RH, maximum temperature, minimum temperature, average temperature on pest incidence was established by calculating correlation coefficients.
Bioefficacy of some insecticides against Bemisia tabaci (genn.) on brinjal
The results indicated that neonicotinoids showed higher efficacy against B. tabaci in reducing pest population and azadirachtin at 1500 ppm was the least effective.
Bioefficacy of some conventional and eco-friendly insecticides against diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella on cabbage
Quinalphos followed by endosulfan, biobit, biolep, cypermethrin and fenvalerate treatments were found to be most effective in controlling the DBM, Whereas, the treatments of cartap hydrochloride, NSKE and neem oil were finding to be less effective in controls the target pest.
Studies on biology of pulse beetle , Callosobruchus chinensis ( L . ) on stored chickpea under laboratory conditions
Laboratory studies on the biology of the pulse beetle, Callosobruchus chinensis (L.) on the stored chickpea revealed that the insect completed one generation from late march to first week of May, 2016.
Studies on preying potential of lady bird beetle (Coccinella septempunctata L.) in relation to mustard aphid (Lipaphis erysimi Kaltenbach)
Bio-efficacy of insecticides against whitefly and leafhopper of Tomato under Field conditions
The total two sprays were given when sucking pests complex were severe on tomato to cause economic damage and fipronil 5% SC was found most effective insecticide among selected six insecticides along with control.
BIOPESTICIDES: AN EFFECTIVE TOOL FOR INSECT PEST MANAGEMENT AND CURRENT SCENARIO IN INDIA
The development of biopesticides has prompted to replace the chemical pesticide in pest management for sustainable crop production and promotes sustainable development of agriculture in India.