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Efficacy of neem products and insecticides for the control of shoot fly Formosina flavipes Mall. of Cardamom (Elettaria Cardamomum Maton.).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17385516     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Experiments were conducted at Zonal Agricultural Research Station, Mudigere, India, for two years with an objective to study the population fluctuation, seasonal incidence and evaluation of neem products and insecticides for their efficacy against cardamom shoot fly. During the study period, it was noticed that shoot fly population the increased during the dry months (March, May and October) but was low from June to September months. The population exhibited a negative correlation with rainfall, minimum temperature and maximum relative humidity and positive correlations with maximum temperature and sunshine h. Among the six insecticides tested, phorate, phorate with neem cake and neem cake alone were found superior over other treatments. The present study clearly indicated that application of neem cake helps not only in reduction of shoot fly incidence but also enhances the production of side suckers compared to other treatments.
D Jemla Naik; V V Belavadi; D Thippesha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Communications in agricultural and applied biological sciences     Volume:  71     ISSN:  1379-1176     ISO Abbreviation:  Commun. Agric. Appl. Biol. Sci.     Publication Date:  2006  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-27     Completed Date:  2007-05-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101200320     Medline TA:  Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  483-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Zonal Agricultural Research Station, Mudigere-577 132 University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India.
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MeSH Terms
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
Drug Synergism
Elettaria / parasitology*
Insecticides / pharmacology*
Muscidae / growth & development*
Pest Control, Biological
Plant Extracts / pharmacology*
Population Dynamics
Time Factors
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Insecticides; 0/Plant Extracts

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