The fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda, (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is a migratory pest of maize crop in Asia and other countries. It is mostly feed on leaves at larval stage. When population becomes high then its feeds also on ears of maize plants. This pest can be controlled by various types of pesticides globally but now
resistance has come in pest against insecticides. So we can also control this pest by other control strategies including physical, biological, mechanical control instead of chemical control method. By this can save our ecosystem and nature from hazardous effects of chemicals.
Recommended Chemicals against Fall Armyworm
There are various chemicals which can be used to control fall armyworm. Chemicals including; Indoxacarb, Emamectin benzoate, Lufenuron and Chlorpyrifos.