Ecological Impact of Plant Density and Planting Dates on the Population of Major Pod Sucking Bugs in Relation to Damage and Yield of Improved Pigeonpea Cultivar in Owerri Rainforest Zone, Nigeria

Field experiment was carried out to access the population of three major pod sucking bugs namely Riptortus dentipes Fab. (Hemiptera: Coreidae), Clavigralla tomentosicollis Stall (Hemiptera: Coreidae), Anoplocnemis curvipes Fab (Hemiptera: coreidae) and their effect on damage, yield (kg ha-1) and yield components under varying plant densities and planting dates. The experiment was conducted at the…
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