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Vol. 12, Special Issue 9 (2023)

Studies on seasonal incidence of major insects of pigeonpea in Jalna district, Maharashtra

Author(s):
MR Dhande, NS Rode and SR Pawar
Abstract:
The purpose of this study was to investigate the seasonal occurrence of several insect pests affecting pigeonpea crops in the Jalna area of Maharashtra, with a focus on the influence of meteorological conditions. The data pertaining to the seasonal occurrence of Helicoverpa armigera reveals that the activity of H. armigera commenced during the 41st Standard Metrological Week, but the incidence of Maruca vitrata was seen on the crop starting from the 44th standard week. The occurrence of M. obtusa was seen starting from the 47th Standard Metrological Week (SMW), whereas the presence of Exelastis atomosa was noted to commence from the 38th Standard Metrological Week.
The present study focuses on the investigation of the seasonal occurrence of three major pests, namely Helicoverpa armigera, Melanagromyza obtusa, and Maruca vitrata, in pigeon pea crops. Additionally, the study also examines the presence of Exelastis atomosa in relation to these pests.
Pages: 563-567  |  135 Views  94 Downloads
How to cite this article:
MR Dhande, NS Rode and SR Pawar. Studies on seasonal incidence of major insects of pigeonpea in Jalna district, Maharashtra. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(9S): 563-567.
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