IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 11, November 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Kalpana Tripathi and Arti Saxena
The field studies were carried out for evaluation of local, improved and hybrid varieties of rice for insect pest complex in rewa region. Study of insect pest complex was done from 2006-07 to 2007- 08. To study the incidence of various pests 16 rice cultivars five were local cultivars namely Dehula, Newari, Bhataphool, Loachai & Lohindi & six were improved varieties viz Pusabasmati, IR-36, IR-64, Vandana, IR-20 & Pusa Sugandha and five were hybrid varieties i.e. PA-6201, KRH-2, PRH-10, JRH-4 & JRH-5. The observations were made regarding the incidence of insect pests, their spread, type and extent of damage.