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Chemical control of tobacco caterpillar in groundnut

Chemical Control of tobacco caterpillar

  • Apply insecticides only if the insect population crosses the ETL.
  • Apply Methyl parathion 2% dust @ 20 kg/ha or spraying of monochrotophos 36 SL or Quinolphos 25 EC @ 1500 ml or Endosulfan 35 EC @1250 ml or Trizophos 40EC @ 800 ml in
    700-800 lit of water.
  • Poison bait with monocrotophos 36 SL or carbaryl, rice bran, jaggery and water can be used to control the grown up larvae.
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