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Journal of Biological Sciences

Year: 2001  |  Volume: 1  |  Issue: 1  |  Page No.: 36 - 37

Non-traditional Insecticides: A New Approach for the Control of Okra Jassid

Khalid Mehmood, Muhammad Afzal and Muhammad Amjad

Abstract

Experiment was laid out for evaluating one traditional insecticide (monocrotophos) and four non-traditional insecticides (decarafluron, Bacillus thuringiensis, monocrotophos + surfactant and chlorfenapyr) against okra jassid Amrasca biguttula biguttula (Ishida). All the test insecticides were found to be effective in controlling okra jassid. However, on numerical basis, the lowest mean value of jassid population (3.75 individuals per leaf) was observed in the test area treated with (monocrotophos + surfactant).

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