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Video on Pomegranate Aphids

  Pomegranate Aphids

 

Chemical Control of Cotton Whitefly

Chemical Control of Cotton  Whitefly

  • Apply fish oil + Teepol @ 3-3.5 litre + 500 ml/ha.
  • Apply fish oil resin soap @ 1.4-1.5 kg/ha.

Cultural Control of Cotton Whitefly

       Cultural Control of Cotton Whitefly

  • Avoid late sowing and adopt crop rotation with crop which is not the host of whitefly wherever crop rotation is recommended.

Cotton Whitefly

Cotton Whitefly

Cotton thrips

Cotton thrips

Polyphagous and very widely distributed. Occurs at all stages of crop growth starting from seedling stage. Also attack soybean, tobacco and some flower crops.

Appearance:

Red Cotton Bug

 Red Cotton Bug

Found to infest cotton in all cotton growing regions. It is a major pest of cotton in most parts of tropical Africa, tropical Asia, USA and South America . Also attack Hibiscus spp., okra, Abutilon, etc.

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