A survey of insecticide application in Virudhunagar District, Rajapalayam Taluk

Title

 A survey of insecticide application in Virudhunagar District, Rajapalayam Taluk

Authors

Govindarajan | Prabaharan

Keywords

Insecticide | Monocrotophos

Publication Details

Vol: 1; Iss: 5; Oct-15 | ISSN: 2454-5422

Abstract

Surveys of those applying insecticides in Virudhunagar district, Rajapalayam taluk was made as an initial part of a research to select the adopt insecticide. The survey considered those growing cotton, groundnuts, bananas and various other crops. The main insecticide used by the farmers was monocrotophos and Chlopyriphos. The survey showed that monocrotophos is the most widely used insecticide. The need for further research is stressed.

Citation:

B.Govindarajan and V.Prabaharan. “A survey of insecticide application in Virudhunagar District, Rajapalayam Taluk”. International Journal of Current Science Research (IJCSR) 1.5 (2015): 113-115.