Contact: +91-9711224068
Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies
  • Printed Journal
  • Indexed Journal
  • Refereed Journal
  • Peer Reviewed Journal

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

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

updates
NAAS Rating: 5.53 NEW
2016, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Survey on population fluctuations of thrips, whitefly and their natural Enemies on sunflower in different localities of Sindh, Pakistan

Muhammad Siddique Khanzada, Tajwar Sultana Syed, Shagufta Rani Khanzada, Ghulam Husssain Abro, Muhammad Salman, Sajjad Anwar, Muhammad Sarwar, Adeel Aslam Perzada, Su Wang, Azmat Hussain Abro

Present studies were carried out on occurrence and abundance of thrips Thrips tabaci, whitefly Bemisia tabaci and their predator, Geocoris spp., on sunflower, Helianthus annuus L., at vegetable fields of Tandojam and Sultanaabad in Sindh. Population of thrips, whitefly and Geocoris spp., were recorded from January 15, 2010 upto April 16, 2011. Results showed that at Tandojam, maximum thrip’s population was observed at the end of March till mid of April, whitefly’s population was found to be low in 2nd week of January and maximum in 2nd week of April and predator, Geocoris was found low initially while higher till the end of observation period. In Sultanabad, thrip’s population was minimum in 1st week of January, and the highest recorded in 3rd week of April. Whitefly was recorded minimum in 1st week of January and the highest in 3rd week of April, while predator, Geocoris was initially found very low during 1st week of January, but increased in 2nd and 3rd week of April. The temperature and humidity varied during different dates and significantly affected the abundance of insect population.
Pages : 521-527 | 891 Views | 17 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Muhammad Siddique Khanzada, Tajwar Sultana Syed, Shagufta Rani Khanzada, Ghulam Husssain Abro, Muhammad Salman, Sajjad Anwar, Muhammad Sarwar, Adeel Aslam Perzada, Su Wang, Azmat Hussain Abro. Survey on population fluctuations of thrips, whitefly and their natural Enemies on sunflower in different localities of Sindh, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(1):521-527.
Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies
Please use another browser.