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Title: Sensitivity of last larval stadium of Chrysomya megacephala (Fabricius) to anti-allatin ageratochromene Precocene II
Authors: Singh, Satya
Kumar, Krishna
Keywords: Anti-allatin
Chrysomya megacephala
Fourth generation insecticide
Juvenile hormone
Precocene II
Precocious metamorphosis
Pupal-adult mosaics
Issue Date: Aug-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Treatment of early and late third instar larvae of economically important insect C. megacephala with the ageratochromene precocene II resulted into precocious metamorphosis. The other effects included mortality, production of pupal-adult mosaics, reduction in percentage of adult emergence and formation of non-viable deformed adults that died after a few hours of emergence. The application of precocene II adversely hampered the normal growth, development and metamorphosis of the insect and the results show that precocene II has vast potential for excellent control of this insect of medico-veterinary importance and can be used in insect pest management programs.
Page(s): 600-608
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1009 (Online); 0019-5189 (Print)
Source:IJEB Vol.49(08) [August 2011]

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