Effect of Novel Insecticides on Sucking Pests and Pink Bollworm in Cotton Plants under Field Conditions

K. Rajashekar *

ARS, Adilabad, India.

Sreedhar Chauhan

ARS, Adilabad, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


The study investigated that the effectiveness of various novel insecticides for controlling sucking pests and pink bollworm in cotton cultivation over a three-year period. The treatments were evaluated based on their impact on aphids, jassids, thrips, whiteflies and pink bollworm populations. During 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 years, among the tested novel insecticides, Fipronil + Imidacloprid @ 100g/ha has recorded lowest population of thrips, jassids.  Similarly, Fipronil+ Acetamiprid @ 1000 ml/ha has recorded lowest aphid population whereas incidence of pink bollworm was least in Lamdacyhalothrin + Chlorantraniliprole @ 200 ml/ha.

Keywords: Novel insecticides, sucking pests, pink bollworm and cotton

How to Cite

Rajashekar, K., & Chauhan, S. (2023). Effect of Novel Insecticides on Sucking Pests and Pink Bollworm in Cotton Plants under Field Conditions. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 13(10), 1565–1570. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijecc/2023/v13i102812


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