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Insect pest management

Insect pest management

Biocontrol strategy for the management of sugarcane insect pests

Biocontrol strategy for the management of sugarcane insect pests

Sugarcane is a perennial crop harbors number of natural enemies. These natural enemies play important role for maintaining pest population. Physical growth of the crop and availability of insect pests round the year give ample scope for the exploitation of biocontrol agents in the managements of sugarcane insect pests.

Natural Enemies of Sugarcane Woolly Aphid, Ceratovacuna lanigera

 

Natural Enemies of Sugarcane Woolly Aphid, Ceratovacuna lanigera

Number of natural enemies found associated with woolly aphid throughout the world. List of various natural enemies is given below.

Integrated pest management : Sugarcane ratoon crop

Integrated pest management schedule for sugarcane ratoon crop

Integrated pest management : sugarcane


Table: Integrated management schedule for sugarcane pests


Biological Control of insect-pest in sugarcane

Biological Control of insect-pest in sugarcane

Cultural control of insect-pest in sugarcane

Cultural control of insect-pest in sugarcane

Chilli Gall Midge

 

CHILLI GALL MIDGE

 

Chemical control of Sugarcane Woolly Aphid, Ceratovacuna lanigera

 

Chemical control of Sugarcane Woolly Aphid, Ceratovacuna lanigera

Soil application of phorate 10G @ 10 kg or carbofuron 3G @ 30 kg /ha in infested crop not more than six months old. The granule should applied with due precautions, along the row side at the base of the plant fallowed by light irrigation, if required.

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