Toxicity of different insecticides against Nesidiocoris tenuis on sesame crop under laboratory conditions
Muhammad Saleem, Dilbar Hussain, Iqra Shaheen, Abdul Ghafoor, Sadaf Nazar and Ayesha Mehmood
The study was conducted at Insecticide Resistance Lab in the Entomological Research Institute (ERI) of Ayub Agricultural Research Institute (AARI) Faisalabad during 2015-2016. The experiment was laid out in a complete randomized design (CRD) followed by five treatments with five replications to evaluate the efficacy of different insecticides against Mirid bug on sesame. The seven insecticides Acetamiprid 20SL, Fipronil, Profenophos 500EC, Confidor 200SL, Chlorpyrifos 40EC, Acephate 70SP and Imidor 25WP were used as treatments and water as a control. The maximum percentage mortality was recorded in insecticide Acephate 70SP which was 91%, followed by other insecticides Profenophos showed 81%, Chlorpyrifos 76%, Confidor 70%, Acetamiprid 71%, Fipronil 69%, Imidor have 72% respectively
Muhammad Saleem, Dilbar Hussain, Iqra Shaheen, Abdul Ghafoor, Sadaf Nazar, Ayesha Mehmood. Toxicity of different insecticides against Nesidiocoris tenuis on sesame crop under laboratory conditions. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(2):108-111.