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Control of aphid in mustard crop


The aphid is known as lahi or mahu in different regions of the country. Due to the infestation of this pest in mustard crop, there is a huge reduction in yield. Due to their large number, these pests cause more damage to the crop in less time. If you are cultivating mustard, then see the identification of aphid, its damage and prevention measures from here.

identification of pests

  • These insects are brown and black in color.

  • Its length is from 1 to 1.5 mm.

damages caused

  • These insects suck the juice of mustard flowers and tender beans.

  • Due to which the number of flowers decreases and grains are not formed in the pods.

  • As the outbreak progresses, plant growth stops.

preventive measures

  • Apply 5-6 yellow sticky traps per acre of field.

  • To control this pest, spray 50 ml country hawk in 150 liters of water.

  • This pest can be controlled by spraying with 1 ml imidacloprid per liter of water.

  • Apart from this, control of this pest can also be achieved by spraying 12 to 15 ml Tatamida in 15 liters of water.

  • Re-spray if required at an interval of 8 to 10 days.

Read also:

  • Get information about fertilizer management at the time of first irrigation in mustard from here.

The medicines mentioned in this post will definitely prove to be effective for controlling aphids. If you found this information necessary, then like this post. Also share it with other farmers. Ask us your questions related to this through comments.


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21 September 2021

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