Influence of Light-trap Catches on Sex Ratio of Insects and Infestation in the Field of Cucurbitaceae
Keywords:Bactrocera strumeta, Luffa aegyptiaca, Pieris brassicae, Dacus cucurbitae, Citrullus vulgaris, Raphidopalpa foveicollis, Luffa cylindrical, Jermy-type light-trap
Insects are the curse for any type of crop and stored grains. Many techniques have been used so far to combat them. Pesticides are a major part of these techniques, but they also have negative aspects. In many European countries, the alternative techniques are, in practice, on low scale which is eco-friendly. Light-trap is one of them, which is used to study the effects on cucurbit insect pests in the present study
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