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Vol. 11, Special Issue 3 (2022)

Taxonomic distribution of harmful insect pests of medicinal plants through light trap catches in medicinal garden of Jabalpur

Author(s):
Amit Kumar Sharma, Yogendra Kumar Mishra, Siddharth Nayak and Priyal Choudhary
Abstract:
The present research work on “Taxonomic distribution of harmful insect pests of medicinal plants through light trap Catches in Medicinal Garden of Jabalpur” was conducted at the Medicinal garden in college of agriculture, Jabalpur (MP) during the period between last week of September 2019 to last week of March 2020. Taxonomic analysis revealed that these 29 harmful insect species belonging to 5 orders and 11 families were recorded throughout the season (Rabi 2019-20) based on number of species collected, largest collection was represented by family Noctuidae 7 species (28%) followed by family Erebidae 5 species (20%), family Arctidae recorded 3 species (12%). Families Sphingidae and Chrysomelidae was represented by 2 species each (8%). Families Pentatomidae, Cicadellidae, Pyrrhocoridae, Gryllidae, Gryllotalpidae and Bibionidae were represented by each one species (4%). The study also revealed that documented the documented information on these species gives broader scope of using light trap as integrated pest management tool against these insect pests of medicinal, vegetables and other crops.
Pages: 1637-1640  |  319 Views  92 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Amit Kumar Sharma, Yogendra Kumar Mishra, Siddharth Nayak and Priyal Choudhary. Taxonomic distribution of harmful insect pests of medicinal plants through light trap catches in medicinal garden of Jabalpur. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(3S): 1637-1640.

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