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Asian Journal of Plant Sciences
Year: 2002  |  Volume: 1  |  Issue: 3  |  Page No.: 288 - 291

Codling Moth, Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae); As a Major Pest of Apple

Muhammad Faheem Malik, Arshad Ghani Khan, Abdul Karim Jafer, Liaquat Ali, Sohail Anwar and Akhtar Munir    

Abstract: The article provides a bibliographic review of investigation about Cydia pomonella L. (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae); control, through the entire world. It contains different aspects; biology, morphology and different control strategies of the moth in apple, Pyrus malus Linn. (Rosaceae: Pomoidea) orchards. It is revealed that the moth is getting resistance to the pesticides thus other control measures like microbial insecticides, Bacillus thuringiensis, granulosis virus, biological agent, pheromone, mating disruptant, and selected/alternative use of pesticides are recommended.

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