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Crop protection :: IPM :: Ginger and Turmeric

Integrated pest management of ginger and turmeric

Chemical

  • Treatment of seed rhizome with granular carbofuran @ 1.5 kg a.i./ha is effective against scales
  • Spray monocrotophos 0.1% at monthly interval against shoot borer or leaf roller

Biological

  • Natural enemies like Apanteles sp, Sympiesis sp Ceromya sp, Enterobacter cloacae and nematode mermithid are effective in regulating the leaf roller infestation

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