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Vol. 10, Special Issue 6 (2021)

Pheromone trap catches of pink bollworm in Bt and non-Bt cotton and their relationship to weather parameters

Author(s):
P Likhitha, Dr. DB Undirwade and Dr. US Kulkarni
Abstract:
Adult trap catch of pink bollworm began in the second week of October (41st MW) (54.01 moths/trap/week) and gradually increased to its peak in the first week of November (45th MW) (144.88 moths/trap/week), but a steady maintained population of adult moths was observed up to the end of December. Trap catches in cotton had negative and non-significant relationship with minimum temperature where as, it had positive and significant relationship with maximum temperatureevening relative humidity, rainfall and rainy days. The weather parameters influenced the pheromone trap catches to the extent of 73.20 per cent.
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How to cite this article:
P Likhitha, Dr. DB Undirwade and Dr. US Kulkarni. Pheromone trap catches of pink bollworm in Bt and non-Bt cotton and their relationship to weather parameters. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(6S): 146-148.

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