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Predatory potential of green lacewing, Chrysoperla zastrowi sillemi (Esben - Petersen) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) on major sucking pests of okra
Green lacewing, Chrysoperla zastrowi sillemi (Esben - Petersen) (Neuroptera : Chrysopidae) has long been considered as an important natural predator because of its potential to control a variety ofExpand
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Distribution and Biology of Mallada desjardinsi (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) in India and Its Predatory Potential Against Aleurodicus dispersus (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)
Abstract In this study, we report the prevalence of Mallada desjardinsi (Navas) in seven geographical regions of India and provide the first report of its kind outlining the preying of all stages ofExpand
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Spatial Variability in Temporal Trends of Precipitation and its Impact on the Agricultural Scenario of Mizoram
Long-term monthly rainfall observations (1986-2014) were analysed for 12 rain-gauge stations installed at variable altitudes of Mizoram. Our objective was to assess the temporal change in theExpand
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Impact of secondary forest fallow period on soil microbial biomass carbon and enzyme activity dynamics under shifting cultivation in North Eastern Hill region, India
Abstract Length of the secondary forest fallow period has often played an important role in affecting the soil fertility status for first year cultivation of crops in shifting cultivation system.Expand
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First Report of Economic Injury to Tomato Due to Zeugodacus tau (Diptera: Tephritidae): Relative Abundance and Effects of Cultivar and Season on Injury
Abstract Insect infestation can adversely affect tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.; Solanaceae) development and yield. Fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) are a serious pest of tomato, and are spreadingExpand
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Impacts of abiotic factors on population fluctuation of Melanitis leda ismene (Cramer) and Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Guenee) of paddy in Mizoram, India
The present investigation was undertaken to know the impact of abiotic factors on the population fluctuation of Melanitis leda ismene (Cramer) (Lepidoptera: Satyridae) and Cnaphalocrocis medinalisExpand
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Influence of weather factors on the population dynamics of chewing pests of lowland paddy in mizoram
Chaetocnema spp. was active from the last week of August to second week of October with a peak level of population during first week of September (8.17). Monolepta signata Oliver reached peak levelExpand
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Genetic Evidence for Diversity of Spiralling Whitefly, Aleurodicus dispersus (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) Populations in India
Abstract The spiralling whitefly Aleurodicus dispersus Russell (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), a highly polyphagous pest, has since about 2000 been an important pest of agricultural and horticulturalExpand
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