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Year: 2017, Issue: June
Influence of temperature and humidity for pest management during light trapping in the field of Triticum vulgare.
Vinod Kumar Rajput, R. K. Verma and Suman Kapoor
Standing crop, Jermy type light trap, Thermometer.
India is the largest producer of food grains after China and USA. The maximum economy of a developing country like India is depended upon the various crops. The insects pest are much harmful to the crops like wheat, pulses and vegetables in Agra region. The various environmental factors can assume equal importance at a stage when it begins to act as a limiting factor, of temperature and humidity have the most direct quantitative casual relationship with various metabolic process. The temperature and humidity in the case of insect pest have direct effect on all life processes like feeding, locomotion, respiration, digestion, excretion and development etc. So in this environmental condition these nocturnal insect pest attracted towards light during night.
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