Original Research Article I Volume 4 I Issue 2 I 2016

Diversity and Bio-Control Potential Of The Genus Cotesia Cameron (Hymenoptera : Braconidae) From Kolhapur Region, India

Ambi Ashutosh A; T.V. Sathe; S.S. Patil

Biolife; 2016, 4(2), pp 295-299



The genus Cotesia Cameron (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) is widely scattered in the world containing about 2000 species and act as insect pest biocontrol agents. Biological pest control is ecofriendly and good alternative for chemical control for avoiding pollution, pest resistance, pest resurgence, secondary pest out break etc. Hence, biodiversity and biocontrol potential of the genus Cotesia have been studied from Kolhapur region, India.


Genus Cotesia, diversity, biocontrol potential, Insect pests, Kolhapur region.


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Article Dates:

Received: 4 April 2016; Accepted: 21 May2016; Published: 4 June 2016

How To Cite:

Ambi Ashutosh A, T.V. Sathe, & S.S. Patil. (2022). Diversity and Bio-Control Potential Of The Genus Cotesia Cameron (Hymenoptera : Braconidae) From Kolhapur Region, India. Biolife, 4(2), 295–299. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7317801

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