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Comparative Evaluation of Four Agrochemicals against Cryptolestes ferrugineus and Tribolium castaneum along with Subsequent Infection Inhibition of Aflatoxigenic Aspergillus spp. in Stored Wheat

Comparative Evaluation of Four Agrochemicals against Cryptolestes ferrugineus and Tribolium castaneum along with Subsequent Infection Inhibition of Aflatoxigenic Aspergillus spp. in Stored Wheat

Tiyyabah Khan1, Hafiz Azhar Ali Khan1*, Muhammad Rizwan Khan1, Muhammad Umer1, Adnan Akhter1 and Waseem Akram2

1Institute of Agricultural Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore
2Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
 
* Corresponding author: azhar.iags@pu.edu.pk

Fig. 1.

Beetles’ mortality (%) and subsequent fungal infection inhibition (%) at different concentrations of spinosad: (A) C. ferrugineus vs A. flavus, (B) C. ferrugineus vs A. parasiticus, (C) T. castaneum vs A. flavus, (D) T. castaneum vs A. parasiticus. In all cases, p<0.01.

Fig. 2.

Beetles’ mortality and subsequent fungal infection inhibition at different concentrations of thiamethoxam: (A) C. ferrugineus vs A. flavus, (B) C. ferrugineus vs A. parasiticus, (C) T. castaneum vs A. flavus, (D) T. castaneum vs A. parasiticus. In all cases, p<0.01.

Fig. 3.

Beetles’ mortality and subsequent fungal infection inhibition at different concentrations of imidacloprid: (A) C. ferrugineus vs A. flavus, (B) C. ferrugineus vs A. parasiticus, (C) T. castaneum vs A. flavus, (D) T. castaneum vs A. parasiticus. In all cases, p<0.01. 

Fig. 4.

Beetles’ mortality and subsequent fungal infection inhibition at different concentrations of indoxacarb: (A) C. ferrugineus vs A. flavus, (B) C. ferrugineus vs A. parasiticus, (C) T. castaneum vs A. flavus, (D) T. castaneum vs A. parasiticus. In all cases, p<0.01. 

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

August

Vol. 54, Iss. 4, Pages 1501-2001

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