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Chilli crop calendar for January month



Chilli crop calendar for January month


Name of Pests/Diseases
Damage symptoms  
Photo gallery  
Scirtothrips dorsalis
  1. Curling and crinkling of leaves
  2. Stunted plant growth 
  1. Seed treatment with Imidacloprid 70 WS @ 10 g/kg
  2. Spraying of Imidacloprid 17.8 SL @ 0.2 ml/lit/  OR  Acetamiprid20 SP @ 0.2 g/lit/ OR Fipronyl 5 SC @ 1.0 ml/ lit/ 
Polyphagotarsonemus latus
  1. Affected leaf become dark green, brittle, show downward
  2. curling and elongation of petiole Plants show stunted growth

  1. Spraying of Fenazaquin 10 EC @ 2 ml/lit  OR
  2. Vertimec 1.9 EC @ 0.3 ml/lit  OR Dicofol 18.5 EC @ 2.5 ml/lit OR Wettable  sulphur @ 3 g/lit. 
 Chilli Anthracnose   Small necrotic sunken areas on fruits and finally fruit get rotten     
  1. Spraying with Captafol at 0.2% followed by Copper Oxychloride at 0.25% and Carbendazim at 0.1%.

Chilli Powdery Mildew


Tiny white to dirty grey spots initially on leaves and later they turns to white powdery mass by accumulating entire leaf area by superficial growth.

  1. Spray thrice at 10-15 days interval with 1ml Dinocap or 2g Wettable Sulphur per litre of water.
  2. Before flowering, dusting 8-10 kg Sulphur per acre is also useful.

Chilli Leaf Curl

 Newly emerged leaves show curling due to feeding by insect vectors and the virus   
  1.  Spray the crop with systemic insecticides. Like Monocrotophos 1.5 ml or Dimethoate 2ml of Acephate 1g per litre of water 




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