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Stem borer or clear winged moth - Kisan Suvidha
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Stem borer or clear winged moth

Stem borer or clear winged moth

Stem borer or clear winged moth: Melittia eurytion

Symptoms of damage:

  • Larva bores into  the stem of snake gourd and produces galls

Identification of pest:

  • Larva: White in colour
  • Pupa: Pupation takes place in earthen cocoon in the soil
  • Adult: Dark brown moth with transparent wings

Management:

  • Collect and destroy the damaged plant parts with larvae
  • Encourage activity of parasitoid: Apanteles spp.
  • Spray any following insecticides
    • malathion 50 EC @ 500 ml
    • dimethoate 30 EC 500 ml
    • methyl demeton 25 EC @ 500 ml/ ha

 

Source-

  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal

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