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Control Helicoverpa caterpillars in tomato crop

Control Helicoverpa caterpillars in tomato crop

लेखक - Soumya Priyam | 25/12/2020

There are many types of pests in the tomato crop. One of which is Helicoverpa worm. Apart from tomatoes, this pest also damages many other crops like barley, beans, cauliflower, cabbage, gram, brinjal, garlic, lentils, maize, peas, onions, okra, capsicum, potatoes, wheat, etc. See Helicoverpa caterpillars identification, outbreak symptoms and control methods here.

identification of pests

  • The length of fully grown caterpillars is 2.4 to 3 cm.

  • It is green, yellow and brown in colour.

  • These insects lay eggs in groups on flowers and young leaves of plants.

  • The eggs of this insect range from white to brown in color.

  • They are more active at night.

symptoms of outbreak

  • Small caterpillars eat the green part of the leaves.

  • Large caterpillars destroy the crop by eating the flowers along with the leaves.

  • Apart from the leaves, these caterpillars make holes in the fruits and eat them from inside.

Control Methods

  • To control this pest, install pheromone traps in the field.

  • If possible collect and destroy insect eggs.

  • Control weeds in the field.

  • Destroy affected plants to prevent the spread of caterpillars.

  • To control this pest, spray 150 liters of water mixed with 50 ml countryside cutter. This quantity is given per acre of field.

  • 200 ml Quinalphos 25 EC per acre of field. Mix and sprinkle.

  • Apart from this 400 ml Chlorpyriphos 20 EC per acre of land. Mixing can also be sprayed.

Read also:

  • Click here to know ways to protect tomato plants from late blight disease.

We hope that by adopting the medicines and other methods mentioned in this post, you will be able to get control of Helicoverpa caterpillar easily. If you liked this information then please like this post. Also share this post with other farmers. Ask us your questions related to this through comments.

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