Repellence property of traditional plant leaf extracts against Aphis gossypii Glover and Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley

@inproceedings{Singh2012RepellencePO,
  title={Repellence property of traditional plant leaf extracts against Aphis gossypii Glover and Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley},
  author={Anita Rj Singh and Ruchika Kataria and Dolly Kumar},
  year={2012}
}
Aphid, Aphis gossypii Glover (Hemiptera: Aphididae) and mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) are major polyphagous pests in Vadodara agricultural fields. To control these sap sucking insect pests; farmers are using broad spectrum insecticides which are toxic to non target insects. Therefore, the objective of this study is to control these pests by using biorational control methods. Hence, laboratory assays were carried out to evaluate the repellent property of… CONTINUE READING

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