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Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences
  Year: 1999 | Volume: 2 | Issue: 1 | Page No.: 199-200
DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.1999.199.200
 
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Biology of Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) under Laboratory Conditions

Muhammad Aslam and Nazia Suleman

Abstract:
In two experiments conducted in the Department of Entomology, University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi, the duration of larval, pupal and adult stages of Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus) was concluded as 10.25, 7.50 and 5.75 days respectively. The larval, pupal and adult survival was recorded as 83, 62 and 42 percent. The sex ratio was computed as 2.23: 1.00. The average number of eggs laid per female was 141,25, The larvae preferred radish leaves, while medium number of larvae was attracted to cabbage and the lowest to sarson and turnip.
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How to cite this article:

Muhammad Aslam and Nazia Suleman, 1999. Biology of Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) under Laboratory Conditions. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 2: 199-200.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.1999.199.200

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=pjbs.1999.199.200

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