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Rodent Pests in groundnut

 

http://dacnet.nic.in/ppin/pack/ipmpackage/groundnut.pdf 

Rodent Management in Groundnut

  1. Major rodent species:  Bandicota bengalensis, Millardia meltada, Tatera indica
  2. Working index: (Economic Threshold Level) Fifteen live burrows /ha.
  3. Management practices:
  • Ploughing of fields to demolish existing rodent burrows.
  • Application of 0,005% Bromadiolone in ready -to-use form or wax blocks.
  • Repeat above control operation when rodent burrows exceeds working index (ETL) Optimum period for undertaking control operation is flowering stage and pod maturity stage.

 

 

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