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ESTIMATION OF YIELD LOSSES BY POD BORER COMPLEX IN GREENGRAM

Article Id: ARCC888 | Page : 308-310
Citation :- ESTIMATION OF YIELD LOSSES BY POD BORER COMPLEX IN GREENGRAM.Legume Research.2011.(34):308-310
P. S. Umbarkar, G.J. Parsana and D.M. Jethva
Address : College of Agriculture, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh – 362 001, India

Abstract

Investigations were carried out to evaluate the yield losses caused by pod borer complex on greengram during kharif, 2008 at College Farm, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh. The results revealed that lower larval population of pod borers was observed in protected plots than unprotected plots. Significantly minimum pod  damage (12.94%) and grain damage (9.47%) were recorded from protected plots. By providing protection with the endosulfan 0.07 % and monocrotophos 0.04 % alternatively at weekly intervals starting from flowering stage to the pod maturity stage of the crop, 513.67 kg/ha grain yield and 36.41 % avoidable yield loss can be saved.

Keywords

Greengram Yield loss Pod borer complex.

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