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Inexpensive Technology for Mass Rearing of Corn Earworm Heliothis Armigera (Hubn) on Modified Noctuid Diet Beyond 20th Generations [Med J Islamic World Acad Sci]
Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 1990; 3(4): 333-335

Inexpensive Technology for Mass Rearing of Corn Earworm Heliothis Armigera (Hubn) on Modified Noctuid Diet Beyond 20th Generations

M. Rafi Sheikh, Dilnawaz Sheikh, S. Baqir Naqvi
From Department of Microbiology, University of Karachi, Karachi 75270, Pakistan.

The mass rearing of corn earworm Heliothis armigera (Hubn) has carried out upto twenty third generations uninterrupted. The original diet of shorey and Hale has been used after incorporating vitamin mixture, replacement of brewer's yeast with baker's yeast and substitution of lima bean with lobia bean (Asparagus bean).

Keywords: Rearing of Heliothis armigera, Asparagus bean, lima bean, lobia bean


M. Rafi Sheikh, Dilnawaz Sheikh, S. Baqir Naqvi. Inexpensive Technology for Mass Rearing of Corn Earworm Heliothis Armigera (Hubn) on Modified Noctuid Diet Beyond 20th Generations. Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 1990; 3(4): 333-335

Corresponding Author: M. Rafi Sheikh, Pakistan


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