White grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) associated with Nepalese agriculture and their control with the indigenous entomopathogenic fungus "Metarhizium anisopliae" (Metsch.) Sorokin

@inproceedings{Dhoj2006WhiteG,
  title={White grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) associated with Nepalese agriculture and their control with the indigenous entomopathogenic fungus "Metarhizium anisopliae" (Metsch.) Sorokin},
  author={G. C. Yubak Dhoj},
  year={2006}
}
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Grub density of Lepidiota mansueta beetle was assessed in five ecologically different habitats viz., open grassland; open cultivated land; cultivated field near tree; grassland near stream andExpand
Molecular Characterization and Physiological Aspects of Lepidiota mansueta Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae
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Investigation of Lepidiota mansueta, a major white grub species endemic to Majuli river island of Assam, revealed distinct sexual dimorphism in the antennal segments between the male and female beetles and molecular analysis of genetic diversity revealed that all species were dissimilar to one another. Expand
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Towards a Landscape Perspective of Diseases in Plants: An Overview and Review of a Critical but Overlooked Ecology Issue in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region
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Activity of strains of Metarhizium anisopliae (Metsch) Sorokin against white grub (Chiloloba acuta, Scarabaeidae, Coleoptera) under laboratory condition in Nepal
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From results it is concluded that the tested strains of entomopathogenic fungi have potential as microbial control agents in managing white grubs in laboratory and it is suggested to be tested under farmers field condition. Expand
Monitoring of Scarab Beetles using Light Trap in Horticulture Field of Paklihawa Campus, Rupandehi, Nepal
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Seasonal life cycle and biology of Lepidiota mansueta (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae): a serious root-feeding pest in India
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There was no evidence that the adults fed on plants either in the field or in the laboratory and hence this species has the unique distinction of being the first Indian phytophagous white grub species with nonfeeding adults. Expand
Abundance and Diversity of Scarabaeid Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Different Farming Areas in Nepal
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An inventory of scarabaeid beetles associated with the five different farming areas in Nepal was developed and creates a base for further studies of beetles and for the developement of conservation and management strategies in Nepal. Expand
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