Incidence of suitable insecticides for the control of leaf miner (Phyllcnistis citrella) on Nagpur mandarin at Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Bhupendra Thakre, Uttam Soni


An experiment on the Incidence of suitable insecticides for the control of leaf miner (Phyllcnistis citrella) on Nagpur Mandarin at Chhindwara District of Madhya Pradesh was conducted at Government Nursery Kudam (Sausar Block of Chhindwara District) under Citrus project – Technology Mission on citrus during 2016. Observation recorded on total leaves and leavers damaged due to leaf miner on 8” long twig were counted before and at 7 days of treatment. The experiment was laid out in Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) having seven treatments including control. Each treatment consisted of three replicates on 6 year-old Nagpur Mandarin plants. The insecticides applied as foliar spray twice initiating during the emergence of new flush in the month of February and Month of March Maximum leaf damage due to this pest was found during February to March. Imidaclroprid 0.005% Followed by Imidaclroprid 0.005% as second spray after 15 days recorded minimum damage as against control. 


Citrus; Nagpur Mandarin; Leaf Miner; Phyllcnistis citrella; Imidacloprid

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