volume 168, issue 1, P70-75 2019
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12866
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Rahim Allahyari, Shahram Aramideh, Mohammad Hassan Safaralizadeh, Mohammadreza Rezapanah, J.P. Michaud

Abstract: The chickpea pod borer, Helicoverpa armigera H€ ubner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is an important pest of many legume crops, including chickpea, Cicer arietinum L. (Fabaceae). We field-tested the efficacy of two pathogens, Helicoverpa armigera nucleopolyhedrosis virus (HaNPV) and Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner subsp. kurstaki (Btk), both alone and in combination with the parasitoid Habrobracon hebetor Say (Hh) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), for control of H. armigera larvae in chickpea fields. A randomized complet…

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