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Bio-efficacy of Different Insecticides against Leaf Hopper, Empoasca kerri Pruthi (Cicadellidae: Hemiptera) in Clusterbean


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1 College of Agriculture (SKNAU), Lalsot, Dausa (Rajasthan), India
2 Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University, Dantiwada (Gujarat), India
     

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Experiments were conducted during three cosecutive Kharif seasons (2015-17) to study the effect of commercially available insecticides formulations i.e.Acetamaprid 20 % SP (0.4 g/ litre of water), Imidacloprid 17.8 % SL(0.33 ml/ lit.), Quinalphos % 25 EC (2.0 ml/ lit.), Thiamethoxam 25 % WG (0.5 g/ lit.), Neem(Azadirachta indica) oil 2%(20 ml/lit.), Karanj (Pongamia pinnata) oil 2%(20 ml/lit.) against the Jassids, Empoasca kerri Pruthi in Clusterbean. The order of most effective insecticide was: Imidacloprid > Thiamethoxam>Acetamaprid. The maximum population reduction over control after 7 days of second spray was 71.76 and 70.14 per cent due to Imidacloprid,and Thiamethoxam during 2015. The same trend was found in 2016 and 2017. Thus, Imidacloprid wasfound most effective against the Jassids, Empoasca kerri Pruthi (Cicadellidae: Hemiptera).

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Acetamaprid, Imidacloprid, Thiamethoxam, Leaf Hopper, Clusterbean.
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Authors

Ram Kishor Meena
College of Agriculture (SKNAU), Lalsot, Dausa (Rajasthan), India
Ravindra Kumar Meena
Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University, Dantiwada (Gujarat), India
Uadal Singh
College of Agriculture (SKNAU), Lalsot, Dausa (Rajasthan), India
Manohari Lal Meena
College of Agriculture (SKNAU), Lalsot, Dausa (Rajasthan), India

Abstract


Experiments were conducted during three cosecutive Kharif seasons (2015-17) to study the effect of commercially available insecticides formulations i.e.Acetamaprid 20 % SP (0.4 g/ litre of water), Imidacloprid 17.8 % SL(0.33 ml/ lit.), Quinalphos % 25 EC (2.0 ml/ lit.), Thiamethoxam 25 % WG (0.5 g/ lit.), Neem(Azadirachta indica) oil 2%(20 ml/lit.), Karanj (Pongamia pinnata) oil 2%(20 ml/lit.) against the Jassids, Empoasca kerri Pruthi in Clusterbean. The order of most effective insecticide was: Imidacloprid > Thiamethoxam>Acetamaprid. The maximum population reduction over control after 7 days of second spray was 71.76 and 70.14 per cent due to Imidacloprid,and Thiamethoxam during 2015. The same trend was found in 2016 and 2017. Thus, Imidacloprid wasfound most effective against the Jassids, Empoasca kerri Pruthi (Cicadellidae: Hemiptera).

Keywords


Acetamaprid, Imidacloprid, Thiamethoxam, Leaf Hopper, Clusterbean.

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