Soybean Thrips

Soybean Thrips: Thrips tabaci 

Symptoms of damage    

  • The infected leaf turns whitish-brown in colour.
  • In case of heavy infestation the leaves get dry and drop down and slowly the plant becomes leafless.


  • Dusting  of cow dung ash and spraying of  clay suspension as asphyxiants (in small area and low incidence of sucking insects)
  • Spray 0.05 % quinalphos 25 EC, or oxydemeton methyl 25 EC, or dimethoate 30 EC @ 2ml /lit at the crop age of 35-40 days and repeat after 15 days if needed.


  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal


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