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Abstract

Control of Lymantria obfuscata Walker on walnut in Kashmir.

Abstract

Field trials were carried out in Kashmir, India, in 1982-83 to evaluate the effectiveness of endosulfan, fenthion, fenvalerate and burlap bands against larvae of Lymantria obfuscata on walnut. Burlap bands 30 cm wide were stapled around the trunks of experimental trees at waist to breast height. Endosulfan and fenthion were applied at 0.05% and fenvalerate at 0.03%. All treatments significantly reduced the pest population, fenvalerate and endosulfan being the most effective.