Agriculture Operations

Weather and weather based monitoring for Horticultural crops

IMD Regions: South Interior Karnataka
Sl.No. Crop/variety Pest / disease scenario Control measures to be followed
51 Tomato Fruit borer Follow IPM given below: Dip seedlings in imidacloprid (0.3ml/l) or thiomethoxam (0.3 g/l). Plant 1 row of 45 day old tall African marigold seedlings for every 16 rows of tomato. Spray imidacloprid (0.3 ml/l) / thiomethoxam (0.3 gm/l) at 15 days after transplanting. Remove leaf miner infected leaves before planting and repeat 2-3 times before flowering Spray NPV 250 LE at 28,35 and 42 days after transplanting (spray in the evening by mixing with 2% jaggery)
52 Hopper Spray imidacloprid (0.3 ml/l) before flowering. Do not spray after flowering.
53 Okra Borer Spray neem soap (1%l) or neem seed powder extract 4% at 7-10 days interval.
54 Thrips Spray dimethoate (2 ml/l)
55 Beans Stem fly Spray neem seed powder extract (4%) at 7 and 10 days after sowing
56 Cauliflower Diamondback moth Spray seedlings with BT formulation 1ml or 1 gm/l one day before transplanting. Sow one row of mustard for every 25 rows of cabbage at the time of cabbage planting. Spray Neem seed powder extract (4%) or BT-1ml/l or neem soap 10 g/l after 15-20 DAP. Repeat sprays at 10 days interval 4-5 times. For aphid control spray dimethoate 2 ml/l, if required.
57 Cabbage Diamondback moth, leaf webber, aphids Follow IPM as given below: Spray seedlings with BT formulation 1ml or 1 gm/l one day before transplanting. Sow one row of mustard for every 25 rows of cabbage at the time of cabbage planting. Spray Neem seed powder extract (4%) or BT-1ml/l or neem soap 10 g/l after 15-20 DAP. Repeat sprays at 10 days interval 4-5 times. For aphid control spray dimethoate 2 ml/l, if required.
58 Onion Thrips Spray neem seed powder extract (4%) or neem soap (1%) 4-5 times at 10 days interval
IMD Regions: Coastal Karnataka
Sl.No. Crop/variety Pest / disease scenario Control measures to be followed
59 Leafy vegetables: Leaf eating caterpillar Spray neem seed powder extract 4% or neem soap 1%
60 Hopper Spray imidacloprid (0.3 ml/l) or thiomethoxam (0.3 g/l) or acephate (1 g/l) at pre-flowering stage