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Efficacy of new insecticide molecules and bioagents against sucking insect pests of cluster bean, Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (Linn.) Taub

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0571.2015.00125.3    | Article Id: LR-2977 | Page : 407-410
Citation :- Efficacy of new insecticide molecules and bioagents against sucking insect pests of cluster bean, Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (Linn.) Taub.Legume Research.2015.(38):407-410
S.R. Yadav, K.C. Kumawat* and S.K. Khinchi kck1965@rediffmail.com
Address : Department of Entomology, S.K.N. College of Agriculture, Jobner-303 329, India.

Abstract

The efficacy of ten insecticides and bioagents against sucking insect pests, viz., leaf hopper, Empoasca motti Pruthi; whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) and aphid, Aphis craccivora Koch of cluster bean Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (Linn.) Taub. revealed that dimethoate (0.03%), imidacloprid (0.005 %) and thiamethoxam (0.025 %) proved to be the most effective. The acephate (0.037 %), profenophos (0.05 %) and ë- cyhalothrin (0.008 %) were ranked in the middle order of effectiveness; whereas, novaluron (0.02 %), diflubenzuron (0.05 %), NSKE (5.0 %) and Metarrhizium anisopliae (2 x107 spores l-1) were proved to be the least effective.

Keywords

Bemisia tabaci Cluster bean Dimethoate Empoasca motti Imidacloprid Thiamethoxam.

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