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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.

Relative salt tolerance of Indian mustard

Relative salt tolerance of Indian mustard (Brassica juncea) genotypes in relation to germination, growth and seed yield

Sorghum

Groundnut Thresher

Machines used for Groundnut processing

Irrigated rice based cropping system

 

 

Seed treatment


Before the sowing rice seed should be treated at the rate of 10 kg seed with 5g Emisan or1g streptocycline or 2.5g Agromycine 100 or Pausamycine in 10 litres of water.


Seed treatment of Rice

It is most important that seed should be treated with appropriate pesticide before sowing seed in nursery for the control of seed born disease.Rice seed should be treated with thiram or mancozeb at the rate of 2.5g/kg of seed.

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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