Flower thrips: Thrips orientalis
Symptoms of damage:
- Nymphs and adults attack the flowers.
- Brown streaks are seen on flower petals.
Identification of the pest:
- Nymphs – yellow colour
- Adult – Black colour
- Spray NSKE 5% or dimethoate 30 EC 2ml/lit or methyl demeton 25 EC 2ml/lit.
- TamilNadu Agritech Portal