Insect Pest Control in Tomato Cultivation
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.
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