• Publications
  • Influence
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 bothExpand
Influence of abiotic and biotic factors on the seasonal incidence of major sucking pests of brinjal
Field trials were conducted to study the influence of abiotic and biotic factors on the seasonal incidence of major sucking pests of brinjal, whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and leaf hopper (AmrascaExpand
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. Expand
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. Expand
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. Expand
Larval age affects susceptibility to Bacillus thuringiensis in diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella
Response of different larval instars of diamondback month (DBM), Plutella xylostella L., to leaf residues of Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki (Btk.) was evaluated under lab conditions. FieldExpand