Designing specific pest control measures

Researchers study egg-laying behaviour of certain wasps therefore help in designing specific control measures

September 15, 2021
The Scitech

A new study conducted by researchers will help understand the egg-laying behaviour of certain pests and therefore help in designing specific control measures. This study has been conducted by the researchers at the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)’s Bengaluru based laboratory Indian Institute of Horticultural Research. They have published their study in the science journal Current Science. “This study highlights the fact that herbivores are able to assess the HIPVs from a different stage of the fruits.