Efficacy of Different Coloured Sticky Traps Against Thrips of Chilli

  • M.M. Hossain Spices Research Centre, BARI, Shibganj, Bogura, Bangladesh;
  • K.M. Khalequzzaman Spices Research Centre, BARI, Shibganj, Bogura, Bangladesh
  • M.S. Alam Kaunia, Rangpur, Bangladesh
  • M.T.R. Mondal BINA, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
  • M.M. Islam Plant Pathology Division, BARI, Gazipur-1701, Bangladesh
Keywords: Efficacy, Sticky trap, Thrips, Chilli

Abstract

The field experiment was conducted at Spices Research Centre, Shibganj, Bogura, Bangladesh during Rabi season of 2017-18 to study the color preference of Scirtothrips dorsalis in chilli. The treatments were T1= Blue trap @40 trap/ha; T2= Yellow trap @40 trap/ha; T3= White trap @40 trap/ha; T4= Green trap @40 trap/ha and T5= Pink trap @40 trap/ha.  Among the color traps used, at 35 days after installation (DAI) of trap blue color attracted highest (8.44 thrips/ sq. inch area of trap) number of S. dorsalis adults followed by white (5.43 thrips/ sq. inch area of trap), yellow (4.30 thrips/ sq. inch area of trap), green (3.52 thrips/ sq. inch area of trap) and pink (3.40 thrips/ sq. inch area of trap) color. Blue coloured sticky trap also attracted comparatively a smaller number of beneficial insects and can be used for relative estimate of S. dorsalis population and also for monitoring and mass trapping as a component of IPM program.

Int. J. Appl. Sci. Biotechnol. Vol 8(2): 187-190

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2020-06-25
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Hossain, M., Khalequzzaman, K., Alam, M., Mondal, M., & Islam, M. (2020). Efficacy of Different Coloured Sticky Traps Against Thrips of Chilli. International Journal of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology, 8(2), 187-190. https://doi.org/10.3126/ijasbt.v8i2.29580
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