In vivo screening of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) germplasm collections against sucking pests

  • U. Sankar Narayanan* and C. Muthiah Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Keywords: Okra, germplasm, sucking pests

Abstract

An “In vivo screening of okra germplasm/accessions against sucking pests” was undertaken at Dhadhagoundanpatti village (Alanganallur block) a bhendi growing belt of Madurai district. For this study, thirty okra accessions were screened against sucking pests’ viz., aphids, jassids, and whiteflies. The results showed that accessions IC 15027 showed resistant level, IC 90202, IC 90203, IC 90213, IC 90214 found to be moderately resistant to sucking pests.

 

Author Biography

U. Sankar Narayanan* and C. Muthiah, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Ph.D,Scholar,Department of Agricultural Entomology,

Agriultrual college and Research Institute

Madurai

Published
27-03-2017
Section
Research Article