Induction of Sterility Effects by Bacillus Thuringiensis (B.T.) in Diacrisia Obliqua


  • Dr Lalit Gupta


Diacrisia ,Leaf Dip Method ,Topical Method and Pest


Diacrisia obliqua Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) is a known Pest of various economic crops. It causes a huge loss to farmers.  In order to control this pest ,  a bacterial preparation  was administered and tested by Leaf Dip Method (LDM) and Topical Method (TM) . It was found that bacteria causes a drastic reduction in fecundity and fertility from lowest concentration (0.05%) to highest concentration (1.0%) and causes sterility in adult insects.

 It was also noticed that bacterial prepration gives better results under LDM.


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How to Cite

Gupta, D. L. (2022). Induction of Sterility Effects by Bacillus Thuringiensis (B.T.) in Diacrisia Obliqua . International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research Education Analysis and Development- IJMREAD, 12–14. Retrieved from