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Thrips: Thrips tabaciF. rankliniella

Symptoms of damage:

  • Silvery streaks on leaf surface
  • Pre-mature dropping of flowers
  • Bud necrosis.
  • Vector of tomato spotted wilt virus.

Identification of pest:

  • Nymphs: Yellowish
  • Adult: Dark coloured with fringed wings

Management:

  • Cyantraniliprole 10.26 OD 1.8ml/lit.
  • Thiamethoxam 70 WS 6ml/10 lit. Two Spotted spider
  • Thiamethoxam 70 WS 6ml/10 lit. Two Spotted Fenazaquin 10 EC 2.5ml/lit. mite
  • Spiromesifen 22.9 SC 1.25ml/lit
  • Mechanically uproot the diseased plants and destroy them
  • Use yellow sticky traps @ 15/ha
  • Release larvae of Chrysoperla cornea @10,000/ha
  • Spray methyl demeton 25 EC @1lit/ha or dimethoate 30 EC @1lit/ha
Nymph Adult
Symptom
Updated on October, 2022

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