International Journal of Zoology Studies

International Journal of Zoology Studies


ISSN: 2455-7269

Vol. 4, Issue 5 (2019)

Management with leaf extracts of Aphis gossypii Glover (Hemiptera: Aphididae), a serious pest of Mentha arvensis L. at medicinal plant garden of Narendrapur, West Bengal

Author(s): Sneha Mukherjee, Salil Kumar Gupta
Abstract: Among the five leaf extracts (black pepper, carrot, lemon grass, neem and green chilli+ garlic paste) all at 5% concentration, tested against Aphis gossypii infesting Mentha arvensis L. at medicinal plant garden of Narendrapur, West Bengal, revealed that black pepper leaf extract was the best, registering mortality of 82.32% followed by lemon grass (mortality-70.86%), green chilli+ garlic paste (mortality-68.99%), followed by carrot (mortality-65.93%) and neem leaf extract (mortality-46.57%).
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