Management of white fly in cucumber crop

Author : Dr. Pramod Murari

Cucumber crop suffers a lot due to white fly infestation. Controlling them is very important for getting good yield of cucumbers. If you do not recognize white flies, then along with the identification of this insect, you can also get information about its symptoms and prevention measures.

How to identify?

  • These insects are small in size and their color is white.

  • Their body is covered with a white wax-like substance.

symptom of outbreak

  • These insects suck the sap of the leaves.

  • Gradually the leaves turn yellow.

  • As the outbreak progresses, plant growth stops.

  • These pests work to spread many diseases from one plant to another.

preventive measures

  • To avoid this, sprinkle 6 ml Imidacloprid 17.8% SC in 10 liters of water.

  • Apart from this, you can also spray by adding 2.5 ml Dimethoate 30 EC per liter of water.

Read also:

  • See the measures to protect the cucumber crop from the infestation of fruit borer pests from here.

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21 September 2021


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