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Chemical control of termites in groundnut

Chemical Control of termites

  • Apply safe chemical insecticides at recommended doses only if the insect population crosses the ETL.
  • Apply chlorpyriphos 20 EC or Lindane 1.3% to control termites.
  • Or apply dust of chlorpyriphos @ 30-40 kg/ha in soil before sowing.
  • Seed dressing with insecticides such as 6.5ml of chloropyriphos /kg of seed may reduce termite damage.
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