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A field experiment was carried out at research farm of T.C.A., Dholi (Muzaffarpur) during Kharif season 2019-2020 to manage the pod fly Melanagromyza obtusa (Malloch) through newer insecticides. All eight novel insecticides were substantially potential over control in lowering the damage caused by pod fly and also recorded increased yields. Minimal pod and grain damage was recorded in chlorantraniliprole 18.5 SC (11.63 % and 8.42 % respectively) followed by flubendiamide 480 SC (14.66% and 15.37%). The highest yield (1945 kg/ha) was recorded in chlorantraniliprole 18.5 SC as against 682 kg/ha in untreated control with a Cost Benefit Ratio (CBR) of 1:41.8.


Chlorantraniliprole Flubendiamide Pigeon pea Pod damage

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Sravanthi, M., Limma, S., & Praveen Kumar, K. (2023). Management of pod fly, Melanagromyza obtusa (Malloch) through newer insecticides. Environment Conservation Journal, 24(3), 105–108.


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