Effect of IPM modules on population of natural enemies on Soybean


  • Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Department of Agricultural Entomology, Parbhani, Maharashtra, 431 402, India


Field experiments were conducted during kharif 2010-2011 and 2011-12, in the field of Department of Agricultural Entomology, College of Agriculture, Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani (Maharashtra).  During this experiment, significantly highest population (1.70 LB/5 plants) of lady bird beetle,(1.00 chrysopa /5 plants) of chrysopa and (1.60 spiders /5 plants) of spider were observed in untreated control and were at par with MAU IPM module. Significantly lowest population was observed in chemical control treatments. 


Chrysopa, Integrated pest management, IPM, Lady bird beetle, Natural enemies, Spider

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