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