The stem borer pest causes maximum damage to the litchi crop. These pests lay eggs on the undersides of leaves or lychee fruits. To get a good crop of litchi, it is necessary to control the stem borer pest. From here you can get information about the identification of stem borer pest, its damage and its control.
identification of pests
The larva of this insect is milky white in colour.
The head of the larva is light brown and the body is slender.
After hatching from the eggs, the larvae pierce the fruit and eat the pulp.
The development of affected fruits is hindered.
Black spots appear near the stalk of the affected fruit.
To prevent the spread of the pest, sever the affected branches from the tree.
For biological control, sprinkle 5 ml neem oil per liter of water.
Complete control of this pest can be achieved by spraying by mixing 5 ml country cutter in 15 liters of water.
Apart from this, 1 ml karate or 1 ml allanto can also be sprayed per liter of water.
Get information about the work to be done for the production of disorder free and quality litchi from here.
We hope that by adopting the medicines and other measures mentioned in this post, you can easily control the stem borer pest. If you liked this information, then like this post and also share it with other farmers. So that other farmer friends can also save litchi plants from the stem borer pest. Ask us your questions related to this through comments.
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