Vol. 4, Issue 3 (2019)
Management of onion thrips (Thrips tabaci L.)
Author(s): DR Kadam, PB Jadhao, SS Kale, GB Bhise
Abstract: The experiment was conducted at Experimental Research Farm, Department of Agricultural Entomology, Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani, during the rabi season of the year 2015-16 to management of onion thrips (Thrips tabaci L.). Minimum thrips population at 14 DAS was noticed from the plots treated with spinosad 45 SC @ 73 g.a.i. ha-1 (6.80 thrips/ plants) followed by fipronil 5 SC @ 50 g.a.i. ha-1 ( 7.13thrips/plant), lamda-cyhalothrin 5 EC @ 15 g.a.i. ha-1 (7.33), and cypermethrin 25 EC @ 150 g.a.i. ha-1 (8.46thrips/plant). These treatments were at par with each other. Within the treatments comparatively maximum thrips count was recorded from plots sprayed with buprofezin 25 SP @ 250 g a.i. ha-1 (12.06 thrips/plant).