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Green peach aphid – Kisan Suvidha
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Green peach aphid

Green peach aphid

Green peach aphid: Myzus persicae

Symptoms of damage:

  • The infested plants turn pale with sticky appearance
  • The leaves curled and crinkled
  • Honeydew excrete – development of sooty mould
  • Stunted growth of the plant

Identification of pest:

  • Nymphs: Initially are greenish, but soon turn yellowish
  • Adults: yellowish green in colour

Management:

  • Treat seeds with imidacloprid 70% WS @12 g/kg of seed
  • Apply phorate 10 % G @10 kg/ha
  • Spray any one of the following insecticide

 

Insecticide Dose
Carbosulfan 25 % EC 1.0 ml/lit.
Fipronil 5 % SC 1.0 ml/lit.
Imidacloprid 17.8 % SL 3.5 ml/10 lit.
Oxydemeton –Methyl 25% EC 1.6 ml/lit.
Phosalone 35 % EC 2.0 ml/lit.
Quinalphos 25 % EC 1.0 ml/lit.

Source-

  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal

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