The Field Efficacy of Newer Insecticide Molecules against Major Pod Borers of Black Gram
Keywords:Black Gram, <i>Euchrysops cnejus, Maruca vitrata</i>, Newer Insecticide Molecules
AbstractThe purpose of this study is to observe newer insecticide molecules against pod borer complex such as Maruca vitrata, Euchrysops cnejus. Field experiments were conducted during 2017-2018 to study black gram under rainfed condition 6.20. Flubendiamide 480 SC recorded the lowest larval population of Maruca vitrata (2.40 larvae/plant) under field condition followed by thiodicarb (3.33 larvae/plant) whereas untreated check recorded (9.04 larvae/plant). Among the newer insecticide molecules, lowest gram blue butterfly larval population was recorded in thiodicarb 75 % WP (1.64 larvae/ plant) followed by flubendiamide 480 (1.83). The standard check registered (11.75). Lowest Maruca vitrata pod damage was recorded in flubendiamide 480 SC (5.25 %) followed by thodicarb 75 % WP (5.55 %). Thiodicarb 75% recorded lowest percentage (3.8) of Euchrysops cnejus pod damage among newer insecticides molecules.
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