Pest Management: Symptoms
Bhendi - Aphid: Aphis gossypii
- Symptoms of Damage:
Infesting tender shoots and under surface of the leaves
Curling and crinkling of leaves
Development of black sooty mould due to the excretion of honey dew
- Identification of Pest:
Nymphs: Yellowish or greenish brown found on the undersurface of leaves.
Adults: - are greenish brown, soft bodied and small insects
Spray any one of the following insecticides
Imidacloprid 200 SL at 100ml/ha
Methyl demeton 25 EC at 500ml/ha
Dimethoate 30 EC 500 atml/ha
Phosphamidon 40 SL at 600ml/ha.
NSKE 5% can be use
Monitoring the activities of the adult by setting up yellow sticky traps
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