Pawar, S.R., Desai, H.R., Bhanderi, G.R., & Patel, C.J. 2017 Development and parasitization of Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) on Bt cotton by Aenasius bambawalei Hayat (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae).. Journal of Plant Development Sciences 9(6): 559-563


  • biological control
  • natural enemies
  • Notes: Studies on development and parasitization potential of Aenasius bambawalei Hayat on Bt cotton mealybug was carried out at the room temperature of 20.63±0.60°C and humidity of 64.81±3.02 per cent during January to February 2011 at bio-control laboratory of Main Cotton Research Station, Surat. The parasitoid, A. bambawalei preferred III instar nymphs.