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Studies on efficacy of some insecticidal molecules against blue gum chalcid, Leptocybe invasa Fisher & La Salle (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in Eucalyptus.

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This paper presents the results of field studies conducted in West Bengal, India, in 2014, to determine the efficacy of some insecticides (imidacloprid, thiamethoxam, carbofuran and NSKE) against the blue gum chalcid (Leptocybe invasa) infesting Eucalyptus sp. trees. It was shown that carbofuran gave the best results in controlling L. invasa, followed by thiamethoxam and imidacloprid.