INDIAN JOURNAL OF PURE & APPLIED BIOSCIENCES

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Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Biosciences (IJPAB)
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 5
First page : (113) Last page : (116)
Article doi: : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7734

Influence of Different Lures and Meteorological Factors on Cucurbit Fruit Fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett) Catches

Raunak Singh, Rajnish Kumar* and Gyan Prakash Morya
Deptt. of Entomology, B.R.D.P.G. College, Deoria, U.P., India
*Corresponding Author E-mail: rajnishkumar.rk1@gmail.com
Received: 5.09.2019  |  Revised: 14.10.2019   |  Accepted: 20.10.2019  

 ABSTRACT

Monitoring cucurbit fruit fly using cue lure trap, banana pulp bait and jaggery based poison bait were carried out at district, Deoria, Uttar Pradesh for two consecutive years, 2014-15 and 2015-16. Among the attractants cue lure attracted maximum number of Bactrocera cucurbitae followed by banana pulp bait. While comparing different months of the year highest number of trapping was recorded in July and August (20.03 and 20.68 adults/ trap) followed by September and October (15.59 and 12.21 adults / trap). Pooled incidence data on trap catches showed significant positive correlation with maximum & minimum temperature and rainfall in all the lures, but non-significant positive with average relative humidity.

Key words: Cucurbits, Melon fruit fly, Monitoring, Attractants.

Full Text : PDF; Journal doi : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782

Cite this article: Singh, R., Kumar R. & Morya, G.P. (2019). Influence of Different Lures and Meteorological Factors on Cucurbit Fruit Fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett) Catches, Ind. J. Pure App. Biosci.7(5), 113-116. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7734




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