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Silicon Plays an Effective Role in Integrated Pest Management against Rice Leaffolder Cnaphalocrocis medinalis Guenée (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)

Silicon Plays an Effective Role in Integrated Pest Management against Rice Leaffolder Cnaphalocrocis medinalis Guenée (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)

Muhammad Rizwan1*, Bilal Atta1, Misbah Rizwan2, Arshed Makhdoom Sabir1, Muhammad Tahir3, Muhammad Sabar1, Muddassar Ali1 and Muhammad Yasir Ali4

1Rice Research Institute, Kala Shah Kaku, Punjab, Pakistan
2Department of Biology, Government College for Women, Emanabad, Gujranwala, Punjab, Pakistan 
3Department of Entomology, University College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan
4College of Plant Health and Medicine, Qingdao Agricultural University, China

*  Corresponding author: muhammad.rizwan@aari.punjab.gov.pk

Fig. 1.

Larval duration (A), larval survival (B), larval weight (C), pupal duration (D), pupation rate (E), pupal weight (F) and food consumption rate per day (G) of Cnaphalocrocis medinalis raised on silicon treated (Si1 = 1.25 g Sikg-1 soil, Si2 = 2.50 g Sikg-1 soil) and untreated rice plants (Co, Control).

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

February

Vol. 54, Iss. 1, Pages 1-501

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