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Effective measures to control caterpillars and pests


Control of various insects and caterpillars is necessary for better yield of cereals and vegetable crops. Many types of pests damage the roots of crops by living inside the soil. Due to the absence of this pest, farmers find it difficult to control them. If you also do farming and want to save crops from various pests then read this post carefully. From here you can know the exact ways to control caterpillars and pests that damage crops. Let us get to know in detail about this topic.

  • White Grub: These insects are grayish white in colour. Their body is thick and mouth is dark brown in colour. These pests damage the roots and stems of plants by living in the soil. These pests also damage the fruits when the plants come to fruition. Due to which the plants start drying up. To avoid this pest, do one deep plowing in the field. Along with this, do not use raw dung in the field. To control this pest, mix 8 to 10 kg of Fipronil 0.3% GR per acre of land. Apart from this, 2.5 to 3 kg of Carbofuran 3G can also be used per acre of land.

  • Termites: These insects live in the soil and damage the crop by cutting the roots of plants. Along with the roots, these pests also damage the stems of plants and the grains formed in the plants. To avoid this pest, before sowing, treat the seed with 12 ml Chlorpyriphos 20 EC per kg. In case of pest infestation in standing crop, apply 1.2 liters of chloropyriphos per acre of land.

  • Leaf miner insect: It is also known as leaf tunnel insect. These insects eat the green part of the leaves from inside. Due to which tunnel-like white stripes start emerging on the leaves. To get rid of this pest, spray 1 ml imidachlorpid per liter of water.

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Get information on Integrated Pest Management from here.

We hope this information will prove to be important for you. If you liked the information given in this post, then like our post and also share it with other farmers. So that more and more farmer friends can take advantage of this information to control caterpillars and pests. Ask us your questions related to this through comments.


Dehaat Expert

21 September 2021

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