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Journal of Biological Sciences

Year: 2001  |  Volume: 1  |  Issue: 2  |  Page No.: 60 - 61

Some Studies on the Comparative Efficacy of Different Traditional and Non-traditional Insecticides Against Okra Jassid (Amrasca biguttula biguttula Ishida) on Okra, Variety "Pusa Green"

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 Amrasaca 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 plus surfactant.

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