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Insect Pest Control in Tomato Cultivation

Insect Pest:

1. Fruit Borer:

Damages leaves shoot & fruits. Fruits become unfit for consumption.


Spray carbaryl 50 WP @ 0.3% or Carbaryl Dust 10% @ 35kg/ha. Infested shoot & fruit removed & destroyed.

2. Jassids:

They suck the sap from tender part & leaves.


Spray Endosulfan 35EC @ 0.5%orPhospomidon 85 @ 0.2%.

3. Mealy Bug:

A scale insect that covers up the whole plant and suck the sap from the plant


Removal of infected shoots and spraying the plant with Malathion (Cythion 50 EC, Malathion-50 EC) @ Jml per litre of water is the best method of controlling Uzis past

Current Category » Vegetable Production - Olericulture