American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry
Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages: 12-15
Received: Feb. 17, 2017;
Accepted: Feb. 25, 2017;
Published: Mar. 14, 2017
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Nitin Kulkarni, Forest Entomology Division, Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur (M. P.), India
Sanjay Dattatray Paunikar, Forest Entomology Division, Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur (M. P.), India
Efficacy of five commercial modern biopesticidal formulations was evaluated against the penultimate instar larvae of E. machaeralis in field-cum-lab experiments. These were; plant derived product (Ozomite® @ 0.0025% to 0.02%), Beauveria bassiana with combinations of other entomopathogenic fungi (Bioseal plus® @ 0.05% to 0.30%, i.e., 5x105 to 3.0x106 spores/ ml) and Metarhizium anisopliae with combinations of other entomopathogenic fungi (Biomet plus® @ 0.05% to 0.30%, i.e., 5x105 to 3.0x106 spores / ml), Actinomycete product (Spinosad) 45%EC (Conserve® @ 0.005% to 0.10%), botanicals with Bacillus thuringiensis (AgropestBt® @ 0.01% to 0.05%) apart from water spray as control. The plant derived commercial formulation (Ozomite®) (with 94.44% mortality at 0.01%), Actinomycete product (Conserve®) (with 100% mortality at 0.05%) and botanicals with Bt (AgropestBt®) (with 77.78% mortality at 0.05%) proved promising against the Eutectona machaeralis larvae. The plant derived commercial formulation (Ozomite®) was the most effective, followed by Actinomycete product (Conserve).
Sanjay Dattatray Paunikar,
Evaluation of Some Biopesticidal Formulations Against Teak (Tectona grandis Linn. f.) Skeletonizer, Eutectona machaeralis Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in India, American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry.
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