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Farmer perception about the damage caused by fruit borer on mango. A case study of District Multan, Punjab, Pakistan

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Hasnain Abbas, Qaisar Abbas, Shafqat Saeed, Muhammad Iqbal, Mussurrat Hussain, Muhammad Hasnain, Muhammad Shahid, Ali Raza, Hammad Husnain

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Int. J. Biosci.13( 2), 160-168, August 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/13..2.160-168


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Mango is one of the major sources of foreign exchange earnings of Pakistan. It is produced at a large scale in Punjab and Sindh provinces of Pakistan. But Punjab has major share in production, the district Multan is famous for mango cultivation. The production of mango in Pakistan is low as compared to other mango growing countries of world. There are many yield limiting factors of mango crop but the insect pests are considered as key factors as a yield limiting factors. Among the insect pest, fruit borer is known as a major pest. This study was conducted to determine, perceptions and practices of mango growers regarding fruit borer pests and their management practices in Multan. For this purpose, 30 growers of mango district were selected randomly.


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