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Yellow mite or muranai mite – Kisan Suvidha
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Yellow mite or muranai mite

Yellow mite or muranai mite

Yellow mite or muranai mite: Polyphagotarsonemus latus

Symptoms of damage:

  • Downward curling and crinkling of leaves
  • Leaves with elongated petiole
  • Stunted growth

Identification of pest:

  • Egg: Oval shaped eggs and white in colour
  • Nymphs: white in colour
  • Adult: Large, oval and broad and yellowish in colour

Management:

  • Encourage the activity of predatory mite: Amblyseius ovalis
  • Apply phorate 10 % G @10 kg/ha or spray any one of the following insecticides.
Insecticide Dose
Buprofezin 25 % SC 8.0 ml/10 lit.
Chlorfenapyr 10 % SC 1.5 ml/lit.
Diafenthiuron 50 % WP 8.0 g/10 lit.
Dimethoate 30 % EC 1.0 ml/lit.
Ethion 50 % EC 2.0 ml/lit.
Fenazaquin 10 % EC 2.0 ml/lit.
Fenpyroximate 5 % EC 1.0 ml/lit.
Hexythiazox 5.45 % EC 8.0 ml/10 lit.
Milbemectin 1 % EC 6.5 ml/10 lit.
Oxydemeton –Methyl 25 % EC 2.0 ml/lit.
Phosalone 35 % EC 1.3 ml/lit.
Propargite 57 % EC 2.5 ml/lit.
Quinalphos 25 % EC 1.5 ml/lit.
Spiromesifen 22.9 % SC 5.0 ml/10 lit.

 

Source-

  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal

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