Identification and Management of Pigeonpea and Chickpea Insect Pests in Asia

Ranga Rao, G V and Shanower, T G (1999) Identification and Management of Pigeonpea and Chickpea Insect Pests in Asia. Manual. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics.

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Abstract

Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millspaugh) and chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) are important grain legumes in Asia. These crops are often heavily damaged by insect pests. Farmers in many areas apply insecticides in an attempt to manage these pests. This bulletin provides descriptions of the most common species, their biology, distribution, and damage symptoms. Color photographs are provided for easy identification. Possible modes of control are also included with an emphasis on integrated pest management and reduced reliance on insecticides.

Item Type: Monograph (Manual)
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Subjects: Mandate crops > Chickpea
Mandate crops > Pigeonpea
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2011 03:28
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2011 03:28
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/2432
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