Research on Heliothis at ICRISAT

Bhatnagar, V S and Lateef, S S and Sithanantham, S and Pawar, C S and Reed, W (1982) Research on Heliothis at ICRISAT. In: Proceedings of the International workshop on Heliothis Management, 15-20 November, 1981, Patancheru, India.

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ThelnternetlonalCropsResearchlnstitute tor the Semi-Arid Tropics(lCR1SATj hes a mandate to Improve the production 01 sorghum, pearl millet, groundnut, pigeonpea, and chlckpea. All of these cmps are susceptible to Heliothis spp. and survey data show that bth plgeonpea and chickpea sutler crop loss to these pests In almost all the areas of the world where they an gmwn. The recent pmgress in research on various aspects of the ecology and management ot Heliothis srmigera at the ICFllSAT Center In India Is reviewed: population studies using light and pheromone traps; pesticide use; natural control elements, including parasites, predators, and diseases, cultural end cropping practices, Including mono- and inter-crop comparisons; and host-plant resistance screening and breeding, including mechanisms of resistance. The potential tor the development of Integrated pest management that will be of prectical benefit in farmers' fields Is also discussed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Mandate crops > Chickpea
Mandate crops > Pigeonpea
Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
Depositing User: Library ICRISAT
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2011 06:43
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2011 06:43
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