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Abstract

Efficacy of some pesticides against Raoiella indica Hirst. (Tenuipalpidae) on arecanut seedlings in Terai region of West Bengal.

Abstract

The efficacy of monocrotophos, demeton-S-methyl, endosulfan, dicofol, cypermethrin and fluvalinate against Raoiella indica on arecanuts was studied in West Bengal, India, during April-May 1989. Monocrotophos was the most effective pesticide tested, but a water spray was also effective.