Skip to main content

Please note that this site in no longer active. You can browse through the contents.

Cucurbits crop calendar for march month

Cucurbits crop calendar for march month

Name of pests /diseases

Damage symptoms

Photo gallery

Management

Pumpkin beetles

 

Leaves with holes and sickly appearance

 

 

Spray malathion @ 1.0 ml/l  OR

quinolphos @ 1.0 ml/l  OR

Carbaryl @ 4g/l

 

Fruit fly,

Bactrocera cucurbitae

Decay, deformation and dropping of fruits

 

1)Collect and destroy the affected fruits

2)Rake up the soil to expose pupae to heat and natural enemies

3)Set up traps (10-15/ac) with culure as food lure and 0.1% malathion (1ml + 2ml) per liter of water) to attract adults and kill

4)Spray malathion @ 1.0 ml/l  OR quinolphos @ 1.0 ml/l with 0.1% jaggery as phagostimulant

 

Cucurbits anthracnose

 

Small yellowish or water soaked ulcer like areas on foliage and on fruits

 

Spray Mancozeb or Hexacab 0.25% or carbendazim 0.1% at 10 days interval.

0
Your rating: None