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Insect Pests Management in Onion

1) Onion Thrips:

This is surplus in onion. It is a small sucking insect that feed on leaves and lacerate tissue.

Control Measures:

This pest can be controlled by spraying the crop with Dimethoate (Rogor-30 EC) or Methyl Parathion (Metacid - 50 EC) or Oxydemiton methyl (Metasytox - 25 EC) @ I ml per liter of water.

2) Lear Eating Caterpillar:

This caterpillar is occasionally found cutting the leaves damage the crop.

Control Measures:

Spraying the crop with Lindatie 20 EC or Methyl Parathion (S) 1 ml per liter of water can control this pest.
 

Current Category » Vegetable Production - Olericulture