Parasitism Level by Servillia transversa Tothill on Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) larvae on tomato crop in Meghalaya


Abstract

Parasitism on <i>Helicoverpa armigera</i> larvae collected from the tomato fields situated in the village of Mawiongsun in East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya, was recorded during the fruiting stage. The total incidence of parasitism (%) for the entire study period in all the plots was estimated to be 14.47%. and 91% of parasitism of host larvae was due to a tachinid fly, <i>Servillia transversa</i>,Tothill.

Keywords

Helicoverpa Armigera, Parasitoid, Tachinid Fly, Servillia Transversa, Meghalaya

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