Leaf Extract of Some Plants in Biointensive Management of Insect Pests on Black Gram


  • Abul Faiz Department of Zoology, Barama College, Barama 781346, Assam
  • Rezina Ahmed Department of Zoology, Cotton University, Guwahati 781001, Assam




Vigna mungo, Aphis craccivora, Apion clavipes, Maruca vitrata, Omiodes indicata, Annona reticulata, Ipomea fistulosa, Polygonum hydropiper, Leaf Extract, Mortality, Residual Mortality.


This study evaluates the insecticidal potential of three locally available, less utilized plants viz. Ipomea fistulosa, Annona reticulata and Polygonum hydropiper. Leaf extracts of these were evaluated against four insect pests of black gram viz. Aphis craccivora, Apion clavipes, Maruca vitrata and Omiodes indicata. The results revealed that these extracts had both antifeedant activity and lethal effect. Extracts of I. fistulosa and A. reticulata were more effective.


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Faiz, A., & Ahmed, R. . (2022). Leaf Extract of Some Plants in Biointensive Management of Insect Pests on Black Gram. Indian Journal of Entomology, 84(2), 415–417. https://doi.org/10.55446/IJE.2021.279



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