Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Responses of acaricides against two-spotted spider mites Tetranychus urticae Koch infesting Cymbidium under polyhouse in Sikkim.

Abstract

Clorfenapyre reduced 90 per cent mites population Tetranyhus urticae Koch on orchid Cymbidium six days after treatment whereas propergite, ethion, profenofos, kelthane, neem oil, NSKE and a fungus Paecilomyces fumosoroseus between 69.46 to 78.24 per cent and were at par. Biorationals Neem oil and NSKE and P. fumosoroseus can be useful tool in eco friendly mites management as an IPM component.