Comparative Toxicity of Different Insecticides against Trichogramma chilonis Ishii


  • Central Integrated Pest Management Centre, Himachal Pradesh, 173 212, India
  • Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantme and Storage, Haryana, 121 001, India


Five insecticides including two neem-based insecticides namely Achook and Neemactin, two biopesticides namely Halt and Dipel (both are formulations of Bacillus thuringiensis) and endosulfan were evaluated for their relative toxicity to newly emerged adults of T. chilonis. Observations revealed that neem based pesticides and biopesticides are harmless while endosulfan is slightly toxic to egg parasitoid.


Biopesticides, Egg Parasitoid, Neem-Based Insecticides, Relative Toxicity, Trichogramma chilonis.

Subject Discipline

Agriculture Sciences

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