VARIETAL RESPONSES OF BARLEY, HORDEUM VULGARE ON GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF RICE WEEVIL

VARIETAL RESPONSES OF BARLEY, HORDEUM VULGARE ( LINN.) ON GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF RICE WEEVIL, SITOPHILUS ORYZAE LINN. (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) B. S.Chandel, S.P. Srivastava* and S.S. Trivedi Department of Zoology, .D.B.S.College., Kanpur.-208 016 (U. P.)-India *Department of Zoology .D.A-V. College, Kanpur.-208 001 [e-mail: drbschandelsmailbox@rediffmail.com] Abstract: Experiments were conducted to test the fifteen barley varieties for their responses on growth and development of rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae Linn. The maximum pre-oviposition period was recorded (8.67days) on variety K898 followed by K8909 Read More …