Insect pests in okra agro-ecosystem and their integrated management


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  • Bal Krishna ICAR-Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna, Bihar, India
  • Rakesh Kumar ICAR-Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna, Bihar, India
  • Jaipal Singh Choudhary ICAR-Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna, Bihar, India
  • Ram Kumar ICAR-Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna, Bihar, India
  • Hansraj Hans ICAR-Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna, Bihar, India

Abstract

Among vegetable crops, okra has its own importance due to nutritional and medicinal value. In India, West Bengal is the largest producer of okra, followed by Bihar. However, okra production suffers from many biotic and abiotic factors. Among all biotic factors, insect pests are most important as it causes heavy infestation and reduces economic yield. Therefore, it is essential to study about the
insect pest life cycle, damage symptom and management practices to control the pest below economic threshold level

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2022-06-16

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2022-06-16

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Krishna, B., Kumar, R., Singh Choudhary, J., Kumar, R., & Hans, H. (2022). Insect pests in okra agro-ecosystem and their integrated management. Indian Horticulture, 67(3). https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IndHort/article/view/124867