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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Issue 4 (2018)

Biodiversity of insect pests and their predators on okra agroecosystem

Author(s):

Babita Bhatt, Sneha Joshi and AK Karnatak

Abstract:
A field trial was conducted during the kharif, 2016 to investigate the diversity of insect pests and their predators on okra agroecosystem. A total of 17 species of insect pests belonging to different orders and varied families were recorded from the experimental field. The order Hemiptera represented the highest number of 7 species. This was further followed by Lepidoptera (6 species), Coleoptera (3 species) and Orthoptera (1 species). The predator population was also quite diverse in their occurrence with the recorded species belonging to the orders as Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Hemiptera and Dictyoptera.

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How to cite this article:
Babita Bhatt, Sneha Joshi and AK Karnatak. Biodiversity of insect pests and their predators on okra agroecosystem. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(4):84-86.

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