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Abstract

Efficacy of biorationals in the management of fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith) in rabi sorghum.

Abstract

A field experiment was conducted at College of Agriculture, Vijayapura during the year 2019-20 to know the effect of biorationals in the management of fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith). The results revealed that, treatment with RPP (recommended package of practice) found superior over other treatments (10.18% plant damage), Agniastra 2 per cent (13.96%), Bramhastra 5 per cent (14.81%), Neemastra 5 per cent and NSKE 5 per cent (15.81%) were promising biorationals for managing invasive polyphagous pest, fall armyworm, S. frugiperda in sorghum.