Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)
Efficacy of Certain botanicals against the grubs of coconut rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros (L). (Scarabaeidae: Coleoptera)
Author(s): V Suhasini, G Balamurugan, S Arivudainambi
Abstract: To manage the grubs of O. rhinoceros which are developing in Farm yard manure an experiment was conducted in Semi field condition using neem emulsion, neem oil emulsion, neem seed kernel extract, neem cake and leaf powder of Annona squamosa L. (Sugar apple) at various concentrations. High rate of mortality of the grubs was recorded in Neem cake followed by A. squamosa powder under semi field condition.