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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

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2016, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Efficacy of ecofriendly botanical extracts of Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Garlic (Allium sativum) and Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L) for the control of cabbage looper (Trichoplusia binotalis) under agro ecological conditions of Peshawar, Pakistan

Syed Arif Hussain Rizvi, Shahid Hussain, Suhail Ur Rehman, Saleem Jaffar, Muhammad Farooq Ur Rehman

Field investigation was carried out for the control Cabbage looper during July 2015-16, at new developmental farm of the University of Agriculture Peshawar-Pakistan in RCBD arrangements with three treatments i.e. Garlic, Ginger and Tobacco @3.00% extracts. Golden Acre variety of cabbage was grown for investigating cabbage looper infestation as the infestation of cabbage looper starts proliferating we applied treatments. Results indicated that over all minimum infestation of cabbage looper was recorded from the plot treated with Garlic extracts @3.00% was (8.53%) followed by Ginger extract @3.00% (10.14%) and Tobacco Extract @3.00% (11.02%) while maximum infestation was recorded from the Check plot (182.02%). Data of present investigation revealed that botanical extracts are very useful for the control of cabbage looper if applied at initial stage of cabbage looper infestation, as botanical extracts have edge of less hazardous for human health, environment friendly, and safe for natural enemies.
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How to cite this article:
Syed Arif Hussain Rizvi, Shahid Hussain, Suhail Ur Rehman, Saleem Jaffar, Muhammad Farooq Ur Rehman. Efficacy of ecofriendly botanical extracts of Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Garlic (Allium sativum) and Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L) for the control of cabbage looper (Trichoplusia binotalis) under agro ecological conditions of Peshawar, Pakistan. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 2016; 4(1): 88-90.
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