Incidence of associated fauna of lac insect Kerria lacca (Kerr.) in rangeeni strain at Kanker district of Chhattisgarh
PK Netam, HK Chandrakar and BP Katlam
Incidence of associated fauna of lac insect Kerria lacca (Kerr.) in rangeeni strain was conducted during 2015-16 and 2016-17 at Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. In the present studied incidence of various insect associated with lac insect in rangeeni katki strain was recorded in rainy seasons in five blocks of Kanker district. It was indicating that the incidence of various insect viz. E. amabilis was recorded with peaked density (8.38 and 9.19/30 cm stick lac) on second fortnight of August and P. pulverea with peaked density (6.61 and 6.77 /30 cm stick lac) on first fortnight of September as major and Chrysopa. sp. was recorded as minor predatorsin rangeeni katki. Among the Parasitiods T. tachardiae was recorded with peaked density (7.17 and 7.38 /30 cm stick lac) as major potential parasitoids whereas A. purpureus, E. tachardiae and Parechthrodryinus clavicarnis was recorded as minor parasitoids and also recorded the beneficial fauna (Hyper-parasitoids) B. tachardiae, Pristomerus sulci and B. greeni in rangeeni (katki) strain.