Bhindi is cultivated in both Rabi and Kharif seasons. Disease and pest infestation is more in okra crop. This can lead to a significant reduction in yield. To get a good crop of okra, it is necessary to know about various diseases and pests. Through this post, we will know the ways to prevent okra fruits from getting crooked.
What is the reason for the curvature of fruits?
First of all let us know why the fruits of lady's finger are crooked? A major reason for this is the fruit borer insect.
The outbreak of fruit borer insect is more in the rainy season.
Initially, the caterpillars of this insect pierce the soft stems.
This causes the stems of plants to dry up
Affected plants lose flowers.
After some time, these insects make holes in the fruits and eat the inside part.
Due to this the shape of the okra fruits starts turning and the ladyfinger is not edible.
Collect and destroy the plants and fruits affected by the pest.
To control this pest, spray 150 liters of water mixed with 50 ml countryside cutter.
5 ml quinalphos 25% EC per liter of water. Mix and sprinkle.
Apart from this, you can also add 5 ml Chlorpyrifos 20 percent EC per liter of water. Mixing can also be sprayed.
Click here to know how to protect lady finger plants from shoot and fruit borer pests.
We hope that the medicines mentioned in this post will prove to be effective in controlling the fruit borer pest and saving the okra fruits from crookedness. If you found this information important then like this post and also share it with your farmer friends. Ask us your questions related to the cultivation of lady's finger through the comment.
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