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Current Category » Vegetable Production - Olericulture

Insect Pests of Bhendi

1) Stem and Fruit Borer:

The caterpillar bores into the growing points of the of the plant and later on U also flower bud and young fruit.

Control Measures:

Spraying the crop with carbaryl Sevin-50 W, Sevimol 0.1 per cent, or Monocrotophos Nuvacron) 0.1 per cent or Endosulfan (Thiodan -35 EC) 0.97 percent on the 40 and 60 days after sowing is found beneficial.

2) Jassids:

The hoppers suck the cell sap from the leaves, causes curling of leaves.

Control Measures:

Spraying the crop with Dicblorovos (Nuvaii) 76 EC or Malathion -50 EC) @ 2 ml per liter of water or Dimethoate (Roger -30 EC) or Oxydemiton Methyl (Metasystox —25 EC) @ 1 ml per liter of water can control this pest.
 

Current Category » Vegetable Production - Olericulture