A review on management of major insect pests in castor


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A review on management of major insect pests in castor

Authors

  • N VINAY Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221 005, Uttar Pradesh
  • S V S RAJU Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221 005, Uttar Pradesh
  • S RAMESH BABU Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221 005, Uttar Pradesh
  • KAMAL RAVI SHARMA Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221 005, Uttar Pradesh

https://doi.org/10.56739/jor.v37iSpecialissue.141035

Keywords:

Castor, Insect pests, Integrated management, Productivity

Abstract

The productivity of castor is affected by different insect pests. Out of which shoot and capsule borer, tobacco
caterpillar and semilooper are having national significance. By adopting IPM practices we can suppress pest level to below economic injury with least damage to agro-ecosystem. This article reviews the damage and integrated
management of these pests to reduce risks with respect to human health and environment.

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Submitted

2023-08-17

Published

2020-03-12

How to Cite

N VINAY, S V S RAJU, S RAMESH BABU, & KAMAL RAVI SHARMA. (2020). A review on management of major insect pests in castor: A review on management of major insect pests in castor. Journal of Oilseeds Research, 37(Specialissue). https://doi.org/10.56739/jor.v37iSpecialissue.141035