Potato seed crop will be affected more by vectors under changing climatic conditions

DOI: 10.18805/BKAP110    | Article Id: BKAP110 | Page : 173-176
Citation :- Potato seed crop will be affected more by vectors under changing climatic conditions .Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika.2018.(33):173-176

Kamlesh Malik, Pawan Kumar and Manoj Kumar

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Central Potato Research Institute Campus, Modipuram, Meerut -250 110 (U.P) India 


In the areas where potato crop is grown face differtent kind of insect problems associated with it. The crop has to be protected from sap sucking insect vectors. These vectors transmit the diseases from one plant to another while sucking the sap. At present, due to continuously increasing temperature and continuous change in climate, this problem aggravated as life cycle of an insect is also being affected by these changes. It has been recorded that few insects which were not so important in previous years have become important for the crop. On potato crop two sap sucking vectors- aphid, Myzus persicae and white fly, Bemisia tabaci were studied with respect to abiotic factors so that they can be managed efficiently with suitable chemicals/control measures and income of the farmers could be increased.  


Potato Aphids Whitefly Vector.


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