International Journal of Zoology Studies

International Journal of Zoology Studies


International Journal of Zoology Studies
International Journal of Zoology Studies
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


Sneha Mukherjee, Salil Kumar Gupta

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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