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Vol. 8, Issue 6 (2019)

Influence of Clusterbean as an intercrop in the management of egg plant shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes orbonalis Guenee (family: Crambidae, order: Lepidoptera)

Author(s):
S Chinnadurai, Dr. M Chandrasekaran, Dr. P Yasodha and Dr. K Kumanan
Abstract:
Eggplant, Solanum melongena (L) is an ecomonically important vegetable crop cultivated throughout India. Though eggplant is found to be affected by several insect pests, the eggplant fruit and shoot borer, L. orbonalis is the more destructive pest. The present investigation was taken upto test verify the influence of clusterbean intercropping as cultural practices to manage L. orbonalis in egg plant. The average shoot damage was 22.66 per cent in clusterbean intercropped plot, while in solecrop brinjal damage was 29.61 per cent respectively. The maximum fruit damage was noted in sole cropped plot 35.81 per cent while fruit damage was 28.03 per cent in clusterbean intercropped plot.
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How to cite this article:
S Chinnadurai, Dr. M Chandrasekaran, Dr. P Yasodha, Dr. K Kumanan. Influence of Clusterbean as an intercrop in the management of egg plant shoot and fruit borer, <em>Leucinodes orbonalis </em>Guenee (family: Crambidae, order: Lepidoptera). Pharma Innovation 2019;8(6):400-403.

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