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Vol. 10, Special Issue 10 (2021)

Biology of an invasive fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on chickpea flour based artificial diet

Author(s):
Pogula Kranthi, R Sunitha Devi, P Rajanikanth and V Ramya
Abstract:
The biology of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) was studied during kharif, 2019-2020 under laboratory conditions at the Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, PJTSAU, Hyderabad. Gravid female was observed laying eggs with the fecundity 1846 eggs. Eggs hatched in within 2-3 days. The total larval and pupal were observed to be 12-14 and 6-8 days, respectively. The male and female adult longevity was observed to be 6-7 and 8-10 days, respectively. The total development period of male and female was observed to be 29-34 and 30-35 days, respectively.
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How to cite this article:
Pogula Kranthi, R Sunitha Devi, P Rajanikanth and V Ramya. Biology of an invasive fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on chickpea flour based artificial diet. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(10S): 1449-1452.

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