HELDAcnvmES OFPARASITOIDS ON DIAMONDBACK MOTH, PLUTELLA XYLOSTELLA (L.) IN SOUTHERN MAHARASHTRA

Article Id: ARCC4737 | Page : 155-' 156
Citation :- HELDAcnvmES OFPARASITOIDS ON DIAMONDBACK MOTH, PLUTELLA XYLOSTELLA (L.) IN SOUTHERN MAHARASHTRA.Agricultural Science Digest.2004.(24):155-' 156
V.K. Biradar and B.K. Dhanorkar
Address : Department of Agricultural Entomology, Marathwada Agricultural University, Parbhani - 431402, India

Abstract

In Parbhani, Southern area of Maharashtra ( India) Apanteles plutellae Kurdj, a larval and Oomyzus sokolowskii Kurdj., a pupal parasitoid have been identified as predominant on diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella L. on commercially grown cauliflower fields. Maximum parasitisation i.e. 52.50 per cent (20.00% larval and 32.50% pupal) was recorded in February. The highest larval (20.00%) and pupal (34.67%) parasitisation were recorded in the month of February and March, respectively.

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