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Vol. 12, Issue 4 (2023)

Host preference of Angoumois grain moth, Sitotroga cerealella Olivier

Author(s):
Vaishali Zote and Abhishek Shukla
Abstract:
The adult of Angoumois grain moth is reared on ten different type of hosts for their feeding preference. From the pooled data of two year, it is observed that paddy recorded more number of adult emergence, less development period and higher susceptibility index. Maize is second preferred host of S. cerealella followed by wheat and sorghum. The larva of S. cerealella does not feed on the grain of pea, pigeonpea and black gram. The order of host suitability of different commodities was paddy > maize > wheat >sorghum green > chickpea > green gram > Indian bean.
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How to cite this article:
Vaishali Zote, Abhishek Shukla. Host preference of Angoumois grain moth, Sitotroga cerealella Olivier. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(4):1040-1042.

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