Study the Seasonal Incidence of Diamondback Moth, Plutella xylostella (Linn.) on Cabbage

Chandra Kant *

Department of Entomology, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut-250110, Uttar Pradesh, India.

D. V. Singh

Department of Entomology, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut-250110, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Dhruv Singh

Department of Entomology, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut-250110, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Bhupendra Singh

Department of Entomology, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut-250110, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Ritesh Pratap Singh

Department of Entomology, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut-250110, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Lingutla Geethanjali

Department of Entomology, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut-250110, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Rajneesh Pal

Department of Entomology, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut-250110, Uttar Pradesh, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The present investigation entitled ‘Study the seasonal incidence of diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (Linn.) on cabbage’ was carried out on variety ‘Golden Acre’ during Rabi, 2021 and 2022. At Crop Research Centre, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut (UP). The data were recorded on five randomly selected plants once in a standard week. Diamondback moth population reached a maximum level of 9.67 and 9.33 larvae/five plants during 3rd week of January in Rabi 2021 and 4th week of January in Rabi 2022. The P. xylostella was active throughout the year with a varying degree of infestation.

Keywords: Plutella xylostella, crop research, cabbage production


How to Cite

Kant , Chandra, D. V. Singh, Dhruv Singh, Bhupendra Singh, Ritesh Pratap Singh, Lingutla Geethanjali, and Rajneesh Pal. 2023. “Study the Seasonal Incidence of Diamondback Moth, Plutella Xylostella (Linn.) on Cabbage”. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change 13 (11):2528-35. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijecc/2023/v13i113419.

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