Laboratory evaluation of cashew nut shell liquid against chilli aphid Aphis gossypii Glover (Homoptera: Aphididae)

  • C. Priyatha Sundaran Department of Agricultural Entomology, College of Agriculture, Vellayani, 695522, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.
  • M. H. Faizal Department of Agricultural Entomology, College of Agriculture, Vellayani, 695522, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

Abstract

The chilli aphid Aphis gossypii G. is one of the major sucking pests of chilli causing crinkling and yellowing of leaves. Laboratory study showed that Cashew nut shell liquid (CNSL) 0.2 % was equally effective as the chemical check, thiamethoxam 0.03 % at 24, 48 and 72 hours after treatment.

Published
2018-10-10
How to Cite
Sundaran, C. P., & Faizal, M. H. (2018). Laboratory evaluation of cashew nut shell liquid against chilli aphid Aphis gossypii Glover (Homoptera: Aphididae). ENTOMON, 43(3), 219-222. Retrieved from https://www.entomon.in/index.php/Entomon/article/view/394
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Short Communications