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Biological Control of Cotton Mealy Bug (Phenacoccus solenopsis) in Pakistan

Biological Control of Cotton Mealy Bug (Phenacoccus solenopsis) in Pakistan                                     Muhammad Waqas Yonas1*,   Kashif Umar1                                     1Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan                                     1Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan                                        Correspondence E: Mail: mwaqasyonas@outlook.com Introduction Gossypium hirsutum L.   is one of the chief cash crops …

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Lac culture

Lac-Farming-Business

Lac culture          Author: Saad Ramzan, Kanwal Hanif, Muhammad Ahsin Ayub and Naeem Arshad Maan           Ayub Agriculture Research Institute (AARI), Faisalabad.   Introduction: The art of rearing lac insects on scientific lines for lac production is called lac culture. Lac is a product of lac insect which is only …

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Pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossipeyla): A Pernicious Problem

         Pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossipeyla): A Pernicious Problem                          Muhammad Waqas Yonas1*, Muhammad Roman1 1Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan Correspondence E: Mail: mwaqasyonas@outlook.com   Kingdom: Metazoa     Phylum: Arthropoda    Class: Insecta Introduction Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) is an important high value cash crops for Pakistan which play a …

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BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF WHITEFLY

BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF WHITEFLY Muhammad Zain Akhtar*1, Dr. Zain-ul-Abdin*1, Hafiz Imran Hussain*1, Waqas Ahmed*1, Zulfiqar Mushtaq*1,  Khurram Shehzad*2 1Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan 2Department of Zoology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan Corresponding Author: Muhammad Zain Akhtar zainkhankpr@mail.com Contact Number: 03056829125 Encarsia Formosa Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae INTRODUCTION: Encarsia Formosa …

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ROLE OF TERMITES IN ECOSYSTEM

              ROLE OF TERMITES IN ECOSYSTEM Rida Zainab*1, Haider Ali*2, Zain ul Abdin*2, Fiaz Hussain*2,Amir Sohail*2Kanza Ghaffar*1 *2Department of Zoology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan *2Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan Corresponding Author: Rida Zainab ridazainab222@gmail.com Termites (Order: Isoptera) are serious pests of agricultural, horticultural and plantation crops …

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Entomological Facilitation of Post Mortem by Blowflies

  Mirza Aizaz Asim*1 Zain ul Abdin*1 Faisal Munir*1,Haider Ali*1, Sana Rashid*2  Kanza Ghaffar*2. 1Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan 2Department of Zoology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. Corresponding Author: Mirza Aizaz Asim Email Id: mirzaaizazbaig@gmail.com Contact no. 03105968499     INTRODUCTION: – Post mortems are the most …

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Biologically control of insects of sugarcane through Trichogramma

Biologically control of insects of sugarcane through Trichogramma chilonis (Natural Enemy of Crop Pest) Muhammad Sajid1*, Muhammad Ruman1, Arshad Ali1 and Kashif Ali1. 1Postgraduate Lab, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad *Corresponding author’s email: sajidagron786@gmail.com Common Name: Trichogramma Tricon Technical Name: Trichogramma chilonis Family: Trichogrammatidae Order: Hymnoptera Introduction: Insect …

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Insecticidal impact of Kalonji (Nigella Sativa) as Bio-pesticide

Insecticidal impact of Kalonji (Nigella Sativa) as Bio-pesticide against Stored Grain Insect Pests especially on Lesser Grain Borer (Rhyzopertha dominica) Author: Awais Rasool, Zeeshan Ali, Urooj Mazhar, Samra Shakoor, Aqsa Yaseen National Agriculture Research Center (NARC), Islamabad Introduction Rhyzopertha dominica (Fabricius, 1792) lesser grain borer belongs to the Bostrichidae, commonly …

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Apiculture and its economic importance

Apiculture and its economic importance           Author: Saad Ramzan, Tahwar Ali Syed, Muhammad Ahsin Ayub and Naeem Arshad Maan           Ayub Agriculture Research Institute (AARI), Faisalabad.   Introduction: The practice of scientifically rearing honeybees for the production of honey, along with some secondary products like wax, propolis and Royal …

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Life table and its importance in insect pest management

Life table and its importance in insect pest management Dr. Faisal Hafeez, Ayesha Iftekhar, Muhammad Sohaib, Ayesha Arshad, Muhammad Arslan Ibrahim Ayub agriculture Research Institute, Faisalabad, Pakistan  Insects: Insects are arthropods whose body is divided into three regions, that is head, thorax and abdomen. Head contains sensory organs, thorax contains …

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