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Onion: Protection from Thrips


Thrips infestation is visible 2 to 3 weeks after transplanting. Apart from onion, there is an outbreak of this pest in many crops like chilli, capsicum, tomato, etc. To protect the onion crop from this harmful pest, see the control measures from here.

symptom of outbreak

  • These pests make plants weak by sucking the juice of onion leaves.

  • The leaves start turning upwards.

  • As the outbreak progresses, plant growth is hindered and yields are also reduced.

preventive measures

  • Treat seed per kg with 2 ml imidacloprid.

  • Destroy affected plants to prevent the pest from spreading.

  • To protect onion crop from thrips and other sucking pests, apply 5-6 blue sticky traps per acre of field.

  • To get rid of this pest, mix 30 ml country hawk in 10 liters of water and spray it.

  • Apart from this, sprinkle 1 ml Tata Mida per liter of water.

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

  • If necessary, re-spray these drugs at an interval of 8 to 10 days.

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By adopting the medicines and measures mentioned in this post, you can easily save the onion crop from thrips. If you liked the information given in this post, then like this post and also share it with other farmers. Feel free to ask us your questions related to onion cultivation through comments.


Dehaat Expert

21 September 2021

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