Performance of different botanical pesticides against Thrips tabaci L. on cauliflower

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Performance of different botanical pesticides against Thrips tabaci L. on cauliflower

Sajjad Hussain Rind, Arfan Ahmed Gilal, Atta Hussain Rind, Shafique Ahmed Rind
J. Bio. Env. Sci.17( 3), 101-108, September 2020.
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As experiment was carried out to find the performance of different botanical pesticides against cauliflower thrips at the field of Entomology Section, Agriculture Research Institute, Tandojam during 2019. The result of all the botanical pesticides including stock solution of Neem (Azadirachta indica), Akk (Calotropis procera Alton), Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum), Datura (Datura stranomium) and Trooh (Citrullus colocynthus Schrad. L) were highly significant in both pre-treatment and post treatment application. Further it was observed that all the botanical pesticides were highly significant in 1stapplication as compared to un- treated (control) which represented performance of neem extract ranged from 24 hours up to one week, by reduction percentage from 50% – 86.66% followed by trooh 43%- 80%, akk 31%- 68.88 , tobacco 18.75% -71.11% as compared to dhatoora and control. Whereas in second application there was non-significant in 24 hours (after post treatment), while after 48 hours, 96 hours and one week the treatments were found highly significant, which represented performance of stock solution increased from 48 hours up to one week, by reduction percentage of neem from 65.35%, to 85.71%, followed by Tobacco 50.00% -74.28%, trooh 53.84 -71.42, akk 42.30% -68.58%as compared to dhatooro and control respectively.


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