Bean Aphids

Bean Aphids: Aphis craccivora 

Symptoms of damage

  • Leaves, inflorescence stalk and young pods  covered with dark coloured aphids
  • Honey dew secretion with black ant movements

Identification of the pest

  • Nymphs and Adult – dark coloured with cornicles in the abdomen


Spray any one of the following insectcides (Spray fluid 500 l/ha)

  • Emamectin benzoate 5%SG 220 g/ha
  • Indoxacarb 15.8%SC 333 ml/ha
  • NSKE 5% twice followed by triazophos 0.05%
  • Neem oil 2%



  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal.

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