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Integrated pest management of pepper


  • Hoe the soil under the vines in Sept – Oct and Dec – Jan to destroy the pupae of pollu beetle in soil
  • Use of resistant varieties line Uthirankotta 1 and II, TMB V and Shimoga against pollu beetle


  • Spray of dimethoate or quinalphos 0.1% in late June and early Oct.
  • Top shoot borer can be controlled by the spray of dimethoate or phosphomidon 0.05%.
  • Spray with malathion 0.1% or dimethoate 0.05% to keep gall forming thrips population under check


  • Field release of parasites like Apanteles sp, Eduderus and Goniozus are effective in reducing the top shoot borer incidence

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