SHIVBHAGVAN*, V. S. ACHARYA AND MUKESH SHARMA
Department of Entomology, Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner-334 006 (Rajasthan), India
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(Received : July 26, 2017; Accepted : September 11, 2017)
The experiment was carried out at SKRAU, Bikaner (Rajasthan) in the year 2015-16. In the present study, the efficacy of nine insecticides/botanicals evaluated against ber fruit fly, Carpomyia vesuviana, dimethoate (30 EC) was found most effective followed by imidacloprid (17.8 SL), thiamethoxam (25 WG) and monocrotophos (36 EC), however, they were at par with each other. The treatment of malathion (50 EC) and cartap hydrochloride (50 SP) existed in moderate group of their efficacy. The botanical azadirechtin (0.03 EC) proved least effective followed by NSKE and neem oil against fruit fly.
Key words : Ber fruit fly, Carpomyia vesuviana, insecticides/botanicals, efficacy