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Vol. 12, Special Issue 10 (2023)

Screening of different okra [Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench] varieties against major sucking pests

Author(s):
Deendyal Saini, Ankur, SK Yadav, Tanmaya Kumar Bhoi, Dr. Gaurang Chhangani and Piyush Sharma
Abstract:
Investigations on Screening of different Okra Varieties Against Major Sucking Pests conducted at the Instructional Farm of College of Agriculture, (SKRAU, Bikaner), Rajasthan, during kharif, 2020. Out of ten okra varieties screened against the major sucking pests viz leaf hopper and whitefly, none of the variety was found completely free from the attack of leaf hopper and whitefly. The peak population of sucking insect pest was categorized by using the formula x̄ ± σ. The varieties Kashi Pragati and Arka Anamika were ranked as less susceptible, varieties Kashi Chaman, Varsha Uphar, Hisar Unnat, Arka Abhay and Pusa Bhindi 5 were categorizated as moderately susceptible, whereas, Pusa A4, Pusa Makhmali and Pusa Sawani were categorizated as highly susceptible to leaf hopper infestation. In case of whitefly, the varieties Arka Anamika, Kashi Pargati were observed less susceptible, whereas Kashi Chaman, Arka Abhay, Varsha Uphar, Hissar Unnat and Pusa Bhindi 5 varieties emerged as moderately susceptible, while Pusa Makhmali, Pusa A4 and Pusa Sawani emerged as highly susceptible varieties of okra crop against whitefly B. tabaci.
Pages: 1630-1635  |  66 Views  34 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Deendyal Saini, Ankur, SK Yadav, Tanmaya Kumar Bhoi, Dr. Gaurang Chhangani and Piyush Sharma. Screening of different okra [Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench] varieties against major sucking pests. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(10S): 1630-1635.
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