2016, Vol. 3 Issue 5, Part B
Study of spider fauna from orange agro ecosystem in the catchment area of upper Wardha dam, Amravati, Maharashtra, India
Author(s): US Deshmukh and PW Chaudhari
Abstract: Spiders are important predators in terrestrial ecosystem and biological control agent against pest in agro ecosystems. The present study was conducted to survey the spiders diversity in ten different Orange farms from the catchment area of Upper Wardha dam, Amravati, Maharashtra, India. Survey was done from June- 2011 to May-2012 during day time from 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. every weekend. Total 219 individuals were collected during the survey including 49 species from 22 genus and 9 families from Orange farms.
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