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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(12): 2175-2180
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.912.257


Studies on Insect Pests of Drumstick and their Natural Enemies in Northern Dry Zone Climate of Karnataka, India
K. B. Rachana1, S. B. Jagginavar1*, H. T. Prakash2 and S. A. Biradar2
1Department of Agricultural Entomology, College of Agriculture, India
2ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Vijayapur, Karnataka, UAS, Dharwad, (Karnataka), India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Studies on status of insect pests on drumstick crop and their natural enemies were conducted at College of Agriculture campus, Vijayapur which is located in Northern dry zone climate of Karnataka. The population dynamics of insect pests on drumstick field was recorded throughout season (2018-19). The results revealed that, the insect pests viz., leaf eating caterpillar, Noorda blitealis Walker larvae found throughout the year. The Maximum population (10.24 larvae /5 branches) was recorded during 51st Standard Meteorological Week (December). Thrips infestation was observed throughout the year and maximum population (16.40 thrips /5 branches) was recorded during 20th Standard Meteorological Week (May). Other insect viz., coccinellids, praying mantid, spiders (Non insect) and parasitoid Braconid sp. were also recorded.


Keywords: Drumstick, Noorda blitealis, Thrips, Natural enemies etc
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Rachana, K. B., S. B. Jagginavar, H. T. Prakash and Biradar, S. A. 2020. Studies on Insect Pests of Drumstick and their Natural Enemies in Northern Dry Zone Climate of Karnataka, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(12): 2175-2180. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.912.257