Insect Pests of Mungbean
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BeschreibungMungbean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek] belonging to family Leguminosae is one of the principal pulse crop of tropics. It is popular crop because of its superior nutritional quality, both in terms of high protein content (around 24%) and easy digestibility. The protein of mungbean is rich in lysine, which is a limiting essential amino acid in cereals. In India, major mungbean producing states are Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Bihar. In Gujarat, it is cultivated in about 1.684 lakh hectare with an annual production of 0.767 lakh tones and average productivity of 455kg/ha. A number of insect pests belonging to different orders have been recorded in various parts of the world. In India, there are about 60 insects pests have been reported to infest mungbean crop from seedling to maturity.In view of the importance of mungbean and seriousness of these pests, it becomes absolutely necessary to have comprehensive information of these pests.
PortraitKavita M. Beeraganni: Born in Belgaum (Karnataka); Graduation: BSc. (Agricuture) from University of Agricutural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka; MSc. (Agricutural Entomology) from Navsari Agricutural University, Navsari, Gujarat.
Untertitel: Population Dynamics and Chemical Control of Insects Pests of Mungbean. Paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2015
Seitenanzahl: 104 Seiten