54. Efficacy of different botanical and synthetic insecticides on red pumpkin beetle (Aulacophora foveicollis) in bitter gourd

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Iftikhar Ahmed, Sher Ahmed, Abdul Hanan Kamran Jamil, Muhammad Iqbal Jakhro, Abdul Latif, Muhammad Akbar Badini Nazeer Ahmed, Zahoor Ahmed khetran, Shahzad Ahmed Shahwani



Present experiment was laid out to study the efficacy of different botanicals and synthetic insecticides against red pumpkin beetle in bitter gourd crop.  The trail was conducted at Research Farm of Bakhra Shaker Khan, Sibi-Balochistan. Five Treatments viz., Neem oil 1L/acre, Castor oil 1L/acre, Melathion 250L/acre, Imidachloprid 250L/acre with a control (untreated) plot was utilized for this experiment. The efficacy of insecticides was obs8erved after 0, 24, 72 and 7 days of insecticides spraying. 2.94, 2.92, 3.22, 3.72 resultsthat Melathion 250 / acre and Imidachloprid 250L/acre are highly effective against Aulacophora foveicollis.

Keywords: Bitter Gourd; Efficacy; Plant extract; Red pumpkin beetle; Synthetic insecticides










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