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Aphid: Insect pest of vegetable pea


Causal Organism: Macrosiphum pisi.

  • They suck the cell sap of younger parts.
  • The leaves of attacked plants turn pale and dry.

 Pea aphid on pea leaf surface

Pea Aphid on pea leaf surface


  • Grow tolerant/resistant varieties.
  • Spray Phosphamidon (0.03%) or Dimethonate (0.03%) at 15 days interval. Stop the spraying of crop at least 20 days before the picking of pods.
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