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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 3 (2020)

Insect fauna associated with sesamum (Sesamum indicum L.) in Gajapati district of Odisha

Author(s):

Deepayan Padhy, Lipsa Dash, V Ramalaxmi, Ajit Kumar Sahu, N Jagadesh, JNS Tejaswi, B Suma, K Ramya, P Lekhashree, Y Devi, CH.R.K.R. Priyadharshini, M Vasavi, R Hasan and S Vamsi Krishna

Abstract:
Field experiments were conducted during Rabi, 2018-19 and Summer, 2019 at research field of Department of Entomology, MSSSoA, CUTM, Paralakhemundi, Odisha to record the insect fauna associated with Sesamum crop. Under agroclimatic conditions of Odisha, it attracted 24 species belonging to 17 families under 8 Orders. Species wise diversity of pests indicated that 4 species belonging to order Hemiptera, Lepidoptera, Orthoptera and Thysanoptera each contributing one species. Among other 17 species, 2 species belonging to one each from Coleopteran and Neuroptera were the common predators of pest of the Sesamum crops and 11 species belonging to four families viz., Apidae, Megachillidae, Vespidae and Halictidae under single order Hymenoptera.

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How to cite this article:
Deepayan Padhy, Lipsa Dash, V Ramalaxmi, Ajit Kumar Sahu, N Jagadesh, JNS Tejaswi, B Suma, K Ramya, P Lekhashree, Y Devi, CH.R.K.R. Priyadharshini, M Vasavi, R Hasan and S Vamsi Krishna. Insect fauna associated with sesamum (Sesamum indicum L.) in Gajapati district of Odisha. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(3):569-570.

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