Pesticide management of Brontispa longissima in coconut

submitted by: UP Los Baños
A report on the evaluation of selected systemic insecticides against Brontispa longissima or Coconut leaf beetle and determination of their effective rates of application. The insecticides' effect to beneficial insects such as the common earwig were determined while the residues of these insecticides in coconut fruits were also studied. Dr. Leonila M. Varca Crop Protection Cluster College of Agriculture www.uplb.edu.ph