Effect of Foliar Spray With Thyme Extract on Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella) Control and Some Fruit Quality of Pear (Pyrus communis L) Al-zafaraniyah selectee


1 Fakhraddin M. Hama-salih, 2 Anwar M.Raoof, 3 Rukhosh J.Rashed, 4 Jalil S.Hamid,  5 Aras F.Qdir
1,2,3 Dept. of Horticulture-Faculty of Agricultural Sciences-University of Sulaimani, 4 Directorate of Horticulture/general, 5 Directorate of Sulaimani Agriculture





Abstract:
The effect of water extract of thyme significantly reduced the infestation ratio of
codling moth, (Cydia pomonella) on pear fruits. The control gave the highest infestation
(18.60%), while 10% thyme recorded the lowest (8.02%),. Thyme extract treatments
caused significant increases with regard to the following fruit parameters : length,
diameters ,fresh weight ,and volumes . as well as Total acidity%, and total soluble
solids%.

Key words: Pear, Cultivar, Al-zafaraniah, Cydia pomonella, Plant extracts;



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