STUDIES ON THE PREDATION POTENTIAL OF COCCINELLA SEPTEMPUNCTATA ON THE PREY

STUDIES ON THE PREDATION POTENTIAL OF COCCINELLA SEPTEMPUNCTATA (LINN.) ON THE PREY: MUSTARD APHIDS (LIPAPHIS ERYSIMI KALT.) AND UTILIZATION OF FOOD Indu1, Usha Saxena, Surendra Kumar2 and V.C. Chatterjee P.G. Department of Zoology., M.S. College, Sharanpur. 1Govt. Girls Degree College., Behat, Sharanpur 2Govt. Raza P.G. College, Rampur. Abstract: Predation potential of Cocinella septempunctata Linn. has been observed in the laboratory which shows seasonal variation and is synchronized with the availability of the prey, aphids (Lipaphis erysimi Kalt.) and reproductive cycle Read More …