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Vol. 10, Issue 2 (2021)

Studies on life cycle of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) on maize at Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Author(s):
Sneha Tiwari and Sonali Deole
Abstract:
The life cycle of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) was studied by rearing S. frugiperda during kharif, 2019 under in vitro condition at the Bio-control Laboratory, Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, IGKV, Raipur (C.G.). According to investigation the average life cycle of Spodoptera frugiperda took 34.5 ± 0.72 days in laboratory condition, when the host was sweet corn. There were six larval instars and the duration of larval stage was noted as 16.65 ± 0.16 days. The pupation period was noted 6.30 ± 0.14 days. Adult female longevity was observed as 9.05 ± 0.19 days, while the longevity of adult male was noted 6.15 ± 0.13days.
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How to cite this article:
Sneha Tiwari, Sonali Deole. Studies on life cycle of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) on maize at Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(2):643-646.
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