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Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2019, Vol. 7, Issue 2
Impact of farmscaping on the abundance of natural enemies in maize

Shrawan Lal, R Swaminathan, MK Jat and Gaurang Chhangani

Investigations on “Impact of farmscaping on the abundance of natural enemies in maize” were carried out in the Department of Entomology, Rajasthan College of Agriculture, MPUAT, Udaipur, during the kharif in 2014 and 2015 with a Observations on the mean per plant population of the common natural enemies viz., coccinellid beetles, syrphid fly and predatory wasps, clearly depict that their abundance was significantly more when marigold was planted for farmscaping in sole maize, maize + cowpea and maize + blackgram, both under seed treated and untreated conditions of sowing. The numerical abundance of the beneficial fauna was significantly more in the presence of marigold during the crop seasons in 2014 and 2015.
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How to cite this article:
Shrawan Lal, R Swaminathan, MK Jat, Gaurang Chhangani. Impact of farmscaping on the abundance of natural enemies in maize. J Entomol Zool Stud 2019;7(2):96-99.

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