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Vol. 10, Special Issue 12 (2021)

Evaluation of solar light trap against pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) in Bt cotton

Author(s):
NK Bhute, YK Pathan and SA Gaikwad
Abstract:
The present study entitled, “Evaluation of solar light trap against pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) in Bt cotton” carried out during Kharif 2020. Light trap play important role in field sampling, monitoring, capturing, killing and biodiversity studies of nocturnal insect population. Solar light trap was used in cotton field during Kharif 2020 against pink bollworm. Effect of light trap assessed by daily night collection. Results indicated that the adult trap catch of pink bollworm started from 38th meteorological week and its ranged from 4.85 to 140.57 moths per night. The adult trap catch of pink bollworm increased gradually to its first peak with highest trap catch in the last week of November (47th SMW) (140.57 moths per week) and thereafter gradually decreases till the last week of December.
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How to cite this article:
NK Bhute, YK Pathan and SA Gaikwad. Evaluation of solar light trap against pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) in Bt cotton. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(12S): 297-300.

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