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Vol. 12, Special Issue 7 (2023)

Survey for Anar butterfly (Virachola isocrates) on pomegranate in Banaskantha district

Author(s):
Senjaliya Tushar M, Patel Hiral G, Patel JR, Chaudhary LS and Gamit AA
Abstract:
Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.), a member of the Punicaceae family, is one of Gujarat’s most Significant fruit crops. In Gujarat, districts like Kachchh, Bhavnagar, Ahmedabad, Patan, Banaskantha and Sabarkantha. Majority of the production is hampered due pest during the harvesting time. To understand the pest situation on pomegranate, a roving survey was conducted in 2020-2021 in major pomegranate growing areas of Banaskantha district. Banaskantha district consist of three Taluka, (Tharad, Lakhni, and Dhanera) were purposively selected. From each Taluka, two villages were selected for observations of Anar butterfly. The maximum fruit damage was recorded in the month of September (17.14%) followed by the August month (13.97%) and the minimum damage of fruits was in the month of July (2.31%). The maximum fruit damage 12.51 percent was recorded at Motameda village of Dhanera and minimum fruit damage (8.85%) was recorded at Aagethla village of Lakhani.
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How to cite this article:
Senjaliya Tushar M, Patel Hiral G, Patel JR, Chaudhary LS and Gamit AA. Survey for Anar butterfly (Virachola isocrates) on pomegranate in Banaskantha district. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(7S): 1320-1322.

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