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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Special Issue 2 (2019)

Adoption of integrated pest management oriented cotton cultivators in an rainfed condition – A critical analysis

Author(s):

B Sudhakar and KA Ponnusamy

Abstract:
In recent years due to pest and disease attack in cotton crop was severe and crop losses occurred. For this problem rectify through adoption of IPM (Integrated Pest Management) practices. The present part of the study deals with adoption of IPM (Integrated Pest Management) practices in rainfed condition. Among cultural practices, majority of the respondents had sowing quality and certified seeds and growing high yielding and pest resistant varieties. Regarding mechanical practices majority of the respondents had adopting IPM practices <em>viz.,</em> collecting and destroying egg, larvae and pupae of pests. With regard to biological practices, majority of the respondents had tying <em>Trichogramma</em> eggcards, spraying neem oil and spraying thuricide: Bt. Among chemical practices, majority of the respondents avoided repeated use of the same insecticides and applying safe insecticides.

Pages: 519-521  |  915 Views  158 Downloads

How to cite this article:
B Sudhakar and KA Ponnusamy. Adoption of integrated pest management oriented cotton cultivators in an rainfed condition – A critical analysis. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(2S):519-521.

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