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Table 6 Efficacy of different pest management modules in controlling hog-plum beetle, Podontia 14-punctata under field conditions during 2019

From: Sustainable pest management approach against the hog plum leaf beetle, Podontia 14-punctata Linn. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

Treatments No. of larvae/(1 m2) quadrat No. of adults/(1 m2) quadrat % reduction of larvae over control % reduction of adults over control
Before treatment After treatment Before treatment After treatment
T1 9.61a 2.59d 10.90a 3.10d 82.40 80.88
T2 9.24a 5.71b 10.27a 4.88c 61.20 69.87
T3 9.58a 7.27bc 10.57a 6.08b 50.58 62.49
T4 9.58a 5.54b 9.92a 7.68b 62.38 52.62
T5 (control) 9.30a 14.72a 11.55a 16.21a
  1. All means followed by same letters at each column are not significantly different by Tukey’s multiple range tests, ANOVA (P < 0.05)
  2. T1: Hand picking + soil drenching with microbial pesticides, Lycomax, Russell IPM + trunk banding with packaging tape + spraying of spinosad; T2 = Hand picking + soil drenching with microbial pesticides, Lycomax, Russell IPM + spraying of azadirachtin; T3 = Hand picking + soil drenching with microbial pesticides, Lycomax, Russell IPM; T4: spraying of chlorpyripos + cypermethrin