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Efficacy of <I>Roccella montagnei</I> Extracts on <I>Helicoverpa armigera</I> (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

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Author(s): P. Balaji | S. Malarvannan | G.N. Hariharan

Journal: Journal of Entomology
ISSN 1812-5670

Volume: 4;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 248;
Date: 2007;
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Keywords: insecticidal | Roccella montagnei | Lichen | Helicoverpa armigera

ABSTRACT
Roccella montagnei Bl. emend. Awas. were assayed against polyphagous insect, Helicoverpa armigera (Hbner). Among the different crude extracts tested, the pupation was nil in methanol (1%) and hexane extract (5%), which was on par with aqueous extract (5%). The formulation of water extract of R. montagnei is better compared to other solvent extracts, as potential antipest agent against H. armigera.]]>
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