Efficacy of two biopesticides and two chemical pesticides against green peach aphid Myzus persicae (Sulzer) (Homoptera: Aphididae) under laboratory condition


  • Manar Ahmed Abbas agriculture of college/ Kerbala of university


Green peach aphid, Palazin, Thiamethoxam, alcoholic garlic extract.


This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of the biopesticides Palazin and Tondxier and the chemical pesticides Thiamethoxam and Acetamiprid against the green peach aphid Myzus persicae in the autumn season of 2021.The study showed that the Thiamethoxam and Palazin had the highest efficiency in controlling of the green peach aphid. The percentage of mortality was 85.00% and 38.33% insect/applied respectively, followed by the pesticide Acetamiprid, which was effective in mortality rate of 33.33% insect/applied after 24 hours of treatment. Thiamethoxam and the Palazin were the most efficient in controlling green peach aphid. The mortality percentage was 93.33 and 71.66% insects/application respectively, followed by the pesticide Acetamiprid, in which the percentage of effectiveness reached 63.33% insects/application after 48 hours of treatment.