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Legume Research, volume 44 issue 9 (september 2021) : 1104-1108

Efficacy of Different Insecticides/Botanicals against Pea Stemfly, Ophiomyia phaseoli (Tryon)

Abhishek Yadav, Veer Singh, Amit Yadav
1Department of Entomology, Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner-334 001, Rajasthan, India.
  • Submitted13-08-2019|

  • Accepted03-02-2020|

  • First Online 18-03-2020|

  • doi 10.18805/LR-4210

Cite article:- Yadav Abhishek, Singh Veer, Yadav Amit (2021). Efficacy of Different Insecticides/Botanicals against Pea Stemfly, Ophiomyia phaseoli (Tryon). Legume Research. 44(9): 1104-1108. doi: 10.18805/LR-4210.
Studies were conducted at Instructional farm, College of Agriculture, SKRAU, Bikaner during rabi, 2016-17. Among the nine insecticides/botanicals evaluated against O. phaseoli, the treatment of  cartap-hydrochloride was found the most effective followed by phorate 10, acephate, oxydemeton–methyl, quinalphos and dimethoate whereas, NSKE was found the least effective followed by neem oil  (0.5%) and  azadirachtin (5.0 ml/ltr). The maximum seed yield was obtained in the treatment of cartap-hydrochloride whereas, it was minimum in control. The maximum incremental benefit-cost ratio was obtained in the treatment of acephate (33.22) while, minimum in NSKE. The maximum net return of RS. 25846 ha-1 was obtained from the treatment of cartap-hydrochloride while, the minimum net return of Rs. 3856 ha-1 was obtained from NSKE.
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