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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Special Issue 5 (2020)

“Extent of host range of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) in Latur district (Maharashtra, India)”

Author(s):

GS Bharadwaj, DS Mutkule, BA Thakre, AS Ingale and AS Jadhav

Abstract:
In the present investigation “Extent of host range of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) in Latur District (Maharashtra, India)” was investigated by conducting a survey in Latur district during kharif 2019 to find different host plants of S. frugiperda covering 25 villages from 5 Talukas of Latur district grown with different host crops during August to November, 2019. Among different host plants observed in five different Talukas in Latur District, the maximum infestation of S. frugiperda was revealed in Renapur Taluka followed by, Latur (rural) region infesting Maize crop. While, among different host plants maximum infestation was observed in Maize followed by Bajra, Cotton, Sunflower and occasional infestation on Jhonson grass was reported.

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How to cite this article:
GS Bharadwaj, DS Mutkule, BA Thakre, AS Ingale and AS Jadhav. “Extent of host range of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) in Latur district (Maharashtra, India)”. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(5S):608-613.

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