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Cultural control of termites in groundnut

Cultural Control of termites

  • Digging the termitaria and destruction of the queen is most important in termite management.
  • Use well rotten organic manure.
  • Harvest the groundnuts as soon as they are matured, early removal of the produce from the field will reduce the chances of termite damage to pods.
  • Clean cultivation
  • Irrigate the crop frequently
  • Thorough ploughing and frequent interculture
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