Efficacy and evaluation of Solomon 300 OD (betacyfluthrin 90% + imidacloprid 210%) for management of insect pest in cashew
Vaishali K Zote, RC Gajbhyie, SP Salvi, and PC Haldavnekar
The production and productivity of cashew influenced by many of the factor among them insect pest one of the major factor. Cashew tea mosquito bug (Helopiltis antonii) and thrips (Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood.) are the important pests of cashew influencing the yield and quality of cashew nut. The experiment was carried out at Regional Fruit Research Station, Vengurla for management of cashew tea mosquito bug and thrips during 2016-17 to 2017-18. The data obtained indicated that among the different doses of Solomon tested against cashew tea mosquito bug and thrpis, the treatment T2 Solomon 300 OD (Betacyfluthrin 90% + Imidacloprid 210%) 1.5ml/10 lit found most effective for management of tea mosquito bug and thrips and also recorded the highest yield. There is no phytotoxic effect observed on cashew during the investigation period.
Vaishali K Zote, RC Gajbhyie, SP Salvi, and PC Haldavnekar. Efficacy and evaluation of Solomon 300 OD (betacyfluthrin 90% + imidacloprid 210%) for management of insect pest in cashew. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 2018; 6(4): 81-83.