Toxicity of Insecticides to Tomato Pinworm, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) Populations from Tamil Nadu

DOI: 10.18805/IJARe.A-5443    | Article Id: A-5443 | Page : 585-591
Citation :- Toxicity of Insecticides to Tomato Pinworm, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) Populations from Tamil Nadu.Indian Journal Of Agricultural Research.2020.(54):585-591
J Sandeep Kumar, J. Jayaraj, M.Shanthi, M. Theradimani, V. Balasubramani, S. Irulandi, S. Prabhu sndpkmr007@gmail.com
Address : Department of Agricultural Entomology, Agriculture College and Research Institute, Madurai-625 104, Tamil Nadu, India.
Submitted Date : 5-11-2019
Accepted Date : 15-01-2020

Abstract

Tomato pinworm, Tuta absoluta is a serious and notorious pest on tomato. Control mainly relies on insecticides because of their high infestation levels on all plant parts and life stages of the crop. This study, investigated the efficacy of different insecticides, against Tuta absoluta for different populations in laboratory conditions. The LC50 ranged from 0.27 to 2.0 ppm for chlorantraniliprole, from 1.01 to 2.25 ppm for flubendiamide, from 0.32 to 0.90 ppm for spinosad, from 0.98 to 6.52 ppm for imidacloprid, from 0.82 to 6.38 ppm for indoxacarb, from 967.32 to 1911.98 ppm, for chlorpyriphos, The resistance ratios ranged from 1.1 to 7.7-fold difference in all six cases. The laboratory experimental results showed that chlorantraniliprole and spinosad were the most toxic insecticides as compared to other chemicals and showed homogenous response to them. 

Keywords

Baseline toxicity Chlorantraniliprole Chlorpyriphos Flubendiamide Imidacloprid Indoxacarb Spinosad Tuta absoluta

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