integrated management of melon fruit fly in bitter gourd

Identification of Kairomonal Compounds From Host Plants

The n-hexane fraction of bitter gourd leaves appeared to be the most attractive with females spending an average 36 min 23 sec on it The average duration of male fruit fly visits on the extracts from angled luffa leaves was 31 min 24 sec which was higher than the time spent on bitter gourd

Bottlegourd

Insect pests like leaf folder fruit fly and yellow beetle Diseases foliar disease like downy mildew powdery mildew anthracnose and Cercospora leaf spot attack bottle gourd Harvesting Fruits develop fast require much attention at harvest time It usually takes 15 days for fruits to reach marketable stage from the day of fruit set The

LIFE HISTORY AND MANAGEMENT OF CUCURBIT FRUIT

Nasiruddin M and Karim MA 1992 Evaluation of potential control measures for fruit fly Bactrocera (Dacus) cucurbitae in snake gourd Bangladesh J Entomol 2 (12): 31-34 Nasiruddin M Alam SN Khorsheduzzaman AKM Rahman AKMZ Karim ANMR Jasmine HS and Rajotte EG September 2004 Integrated management of cucurbit fruit fly

Momordica charantia (bitter gourd)

Gupta D Verna AK 1995 Host specific demographic studies of the melon fruit fly Dacus cucurbitae Coquillet (Diptera: Tephritidae) Journal of Insect Science 8:87-89 Gupta S Rajeev Gopal Singh M V 2007 Growth and physiological changes in bitter-gourd plants grown with variable calcium supply in sand culture Journal of Plant

Different Control Measures Against the Insect Pests of

Introduction Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L ) is one of the valuable cucurbit vegetables which is used as fresh and dry food pickles and its seed contains 32% oil (Tindall 1978) It is a source of vitamins (B and C) minerals (Iron Calcium and Phosphorus) protein and is highly effective in controlling the diabetes (Yuwai et al 1991) Bitter gourd is attacked by different insect pests

The melon fruit fly Bactrocera cucurbitae: A review of

The melon fruit fly Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is distributed widely in temperate tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world It has been reported to damage 81 host plants and is a major pest of cucurbitaceous vegetables particularly the bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) muskmelon (Cucumis melo) snap melon (C melo var momordica) and snake gourd

Fruit fly frenzy for pheromones in Bangladesh

Over 15 different types are marketed locally and internationally — the sweet gourd the bitter gourd and the snake gourd for example Until recently though the dreaded melon fly has taken a huge bite out of profits making farmers question whether they should even continue growing them With cuelure however farmers are no longer hesitant The traps have given them great confidence

Viability of Cabralea canjerana Extracts to Control the

Introduction The South American fruit fly Anastrepha fraterculus (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is a key pest of many fruits in Argentina Uruguay and the southern and southeastern regions of Brazil (Malavasi et al 2000) Larvae of this fly develop in fruits of more than 67 native and cultivated hosts (Zucchi 2000) and may compromise up to of fruit production (Carvalho 2006)

Different Control Measures Against the Insect Pests of

In case of melon fruit fly (Bactrocera cucurbitae) against the insect pests of bitter gourd except cultural practice in case of whitefly and M Y Strategy in case of melon fruit fly The results are similar to those of earlier workers viz Hussain et al (1985) Nasir et al (1991) Talpur et al (1994) Mahmood et al (1995) and Fazal (1998) who got effective control of these pests

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Smooth gourd (Luffa

Integrated Pest Management strategies The following Good Agricultural Practices should be adopted for the management of various pests of smooth gourd: Destruction of debris crop residues Weeds and other alternate hosts Adoption of proper crop rotation Use of Resistance varities and tolerant varieties recommended by the State Agricultural Universities of the region Use well decomposed FYM

practices against bitter gourd fruit fly in district

Keywords: Integrated pest management (IPM) fruit fly bitter gourd marketable yield gross margin Introduction Bitter gourd is a popular and demanded vegetable among cucurbits grown in India Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L ) 2n=22 is an annual climber vine It is monoecious and highly cross pollinated due to a high degree of heterozygosity (Singh et al 2013) [10] Fruits are

Investigating phenotypic structures and allelochemical

01/08/2010Cultivation of genotypes resistant to fruit fly is a crucial component of integrated pest management programmes for bitter gourd because of difficulties associated with chemical control Significant differences in genotypic susceptibility to melon fruit fly in bitter gourd in India and elsewhere ( Dhillon et al 2005b and references therein) suggested to identify sources of resistance for its

Bitter gourd

Fruit fly is bitter gourd's most destructive insect pest This can be prevented by bagging the fruits and using fruit fly traps and pheromone traps Field sanitation is also important to prevent the recurrence of the pest External links IPM CRSP/ia tech Bangladesh Management of fruit fly borer pests in bitter gourd crop

INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF MELON FRUIT FLY IN

01/02/2011The production and productivity of bitter-gourd is severely damaged by melon fruit-fly Since its maggots damage the fruits internally its chemical control is difficult It is therefore imperative to explore alternatives and develop IPM strategy for the effective management of this pest This book provides the readers with knowledge of various IPM strategies which can be used effectively

The melon fruit fly Bactrocera cucurbitae: A review of

06/12/2005The melon fruit fly Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is distributed widely in temperate tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world It has been reported to damage 81 host plants and is a major pest of cucurbitaceous vegetables particularly the bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) muskmelon (Cucumis melo) snap melon (C melo var momordica) and snake gourd

Agricultural Pest Control Integrated Pest Management

Commercial fruit production has become a highly skilled technical profession Concerns about pesticide residues operator risks and the environment dictate that all fruit growers exercise extreme caution in the use of all pesticides and indeed all chemicals

Workshop on Area

Fruit fly in Laos The Fruit fly is the most important insect pest of fruit and vegetable production especially for mango Guava Jujube cucumber water – A free PowerPoint PPT presentation (displayed as a Flash slide show) on PowerShow - id: 44a7f5-YjliN Toggle navigation Help Preferences Sign up Log in Advanced Workshop on Area-Wide Integrated Pest Management of Fruit Flies

Integrated Management Of Melon Fruit Fly In Bitter

The production and productivity of bitter-gourd is severely damaged by melon fruit-fly Since its maggots damage the fruits internally its chemical control is difficult It is therefore imperative to explore alternatives and develop IPM strategy for the effective management of this pest This

Biochemical Resistance Traits of Bitter Gourd against

flies (Roger et al 2010) Integrated pest management (IPM) includes a combination of chemical biological and cultural control tactics (Sarfaraz et al 2002) with insecticides still to continue as an important components of such strategies But the larvae of melon fruit flies like other fruit flies often pupate either in the soil inside the fruits or under the fruits thereby

LIFE HISTORY AND MANAGEMENT OF CUCURBIT FRUIT

Nasiruddin M and Karim MA 1992 Evaluation of potential control measures for fruit fly Bactrocera (Dacus) cucurbitae in snake gourd Bangladesh J Entomol 2 (12): 31-34 Nasiruddin M Alam SN Khorsheduzzaman AKM Rahman AKMZ Karim ANMR Jasmine HS and Rajotte EG September 2004 Integrated management of cucurbit fruit fly

Momordica charantia (bitter gourd)

Gupta D Verna AK 1995 Host specific demographic studies of the melon fruit fly Dacus cucurbitae Coquillet (Diptera: Tephritidae) Journal of Insect Science 8:87-89 Gupta S Rajeev Gopal Singh M V 2007 Growth and physiological changes in bitter-gourd plants grown with variable calcium supply in sand culture Journal of Plant

LITERATURE CITED

melon fruit fly Dacus cucurbitae Coquillett (Diptera : Tephritidae) Haryana Journal of Horticultural Sciences 7(1-2): 78-82 Gupta JN and Verma AN 1982 Effectiveness of fenitrothion bait sprays against melon fruit fly Dacus cucurbitae Coquillett in bitter gourd Indian

Integrated Pest Management of melon borer Diaphania

Integrated Pest Management of melon borer Diaphania indica Insect pests of fruit crops and their control: Bitter gourd Pesticides 12(11): 36–44 Croft BA 1990 Arthropod Biological Control Agents and Pesticides John Wiley and Sons New York 723pp Ganehiarachchi GASM 1997 Aspects of the biology of Diaphania indica (Pyralidae: Lepidoptera) J Natn Sci Council Sri Lanka 25(4): 203

Pest complex of Cucurbits and their management: A review

integrated pest management practices (IPM) IPM involves the strategic use of resistant varieties cultural measures crop rotations biological control and selective pesticides IPM requires an under-standing of of chemical pesticides and minimum environmental contamination to maintain crop production In this regard there is a need to implement eco-friendly pest management practices by

Host plant resistance (HPR) traits of ridge gourd (Luffa

14/10/2015The melon fruit fly infestation started from the flowering stage to the maturity stage of the fruits and the morphological characters of fruits are major role for resistance in ridge gourd Hence development of varieties resistant to melon fruit fly is an important component of integrated pest management (Panda and Khush 1995) Development of

Evaluation of some management practices for the

Keywords: Cucurbit fruit fly Bitter gourd Various management practices Introduction Bitter gourd is an important fast growing cucurbitaceous vegetable covering an area of 5 502 hectare with a total production of 20 470 tons in Bangladesh (Anon 2004) It is considered one having medicinal properties and with a compound named 'Charantin' present in the bitter gourd is useful to reduce blood