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Leafhopper – Kisan Suvidha
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Leafhopper

Leafhopper

Leafhopper:  Pyrilla perpusilla

Symptom of damage:

  • Leaves become yellow
  • Covered with black sooty mould
  • Top leaves get dried up and lateral buds germinate

Identification of the pest:

  • Nymph: Soft, pale brown dorsally and pale orange ventrally
  • Adult: Straw coloured, head pointing forward as a snout

Management:

  • Avoid excessive use of nitrogenous fertilizers
  • Set up light trap
  • Detrash at 150th and 210th DAP
  • Release lepidopteran parasitoid: Epiricrania melanoleuca @8000 -10,000 cocoon/ha (or) 8-10 lakhs egg/ha
  • Spray any one of the following on the 150th and 210th day (1000 l spray fluid)
    • Malathion 50 EC 2000 ml

 

Source-

  • TNAU Agritech Portal

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