EFFECT OF BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS BERLINER ON DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES OF THE DIAMONDBACK MOTH, PLUTELLA XYLOSTELLA (L.)

Article Id: ARCC4421
Citation :- EFFECT OF BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS BERLINER ON DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES OF THE DIAMONDBACK MOTH, PLUTELLA XYLOSTELLA (L.).Agricultural Science Digest.2007.(27)
C. Gailce Leo Justin, J.D. Nirmalatha, D. Rajakumar and J.E. Adeline Vinila
Address : Horticultural Research Station, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Pechiparai - 629 161, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract

Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) Berliner (Delfin) when fed at sub-lethal doses to larave of diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.) showed effects like prolonged larval and pupal period, reduced larval and pupal weight, reduction in pupation and adult emergence. Bt treatments of the adults resulted in malformation, reduction in longevity, fecundity and egg hatch.

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