EFFICACY OF NEWER INSECTICIDES ON PLANT GROWTH ATTRIBUTES OF GARDEN PEA PISUM SATIVUM SSP. HORTENSE L.Abstract
A field study was conducted at the Vegetable Research Farm, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, during rabi season 2016-2017 for the evaluation of newer insecticides (Imidacloprid 600 FS and Thiamethoxam 30 % FS) on plant growth characters of a garden pea. The two insecticides were applied as a seed treatment in different doses. The result of bio-efficiency revealed that the seed treatment with T₃ gaucho (Imidacloprid 600 FS) @ 2 ml/kg was found effective in promoting plant growth and increased germination % (93.84%) and maximum plant stand per meter square(m²) (30.40%). Less number of days to 50% flowering (43.33 days) and maximum plant height at last harvesting stage (91.07 cm) were also recorded in seed treatment with T₃ gaucho (Imidacloprid 600 FS), while there was no significant difference in plant height at 30 DAS and 45 DAS. However, all the seed treatment was found superior over untreated control.
A. Sai, A. K. Singh *, B. K. Singh, R. K. Maurya and P. Singh
Department of Horticulture, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.
21 April 2020
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