FAQ

It can be controlled by spraying Dithane M-45 @ 0.2%

It can be controlled by treating the seeds with Streptomycin Sulphate 100 ppm or Hot water treatment at 50 o C for 30 seconds and in the field by spraying Blitox 0.2%

It can be controlled by spraying 4 % Neem Seed Kernal extract or Dipel 0.1% or Pongamia Soap Oil 0.1%.

It can be controlled by drenching with Bavistin @ 0.1% and Captaf @0.2%

The optimum spacing followed in Brinjal. For hybrids is 90 cm X 60 cm and for open pollinated varieties it is 90 cm X 50 cm What is the optimum fertilizer dose? The optimum fertilizer dose for hybrids is 80: 150: 120 kgs / ha & for OPV it is 120 : 80 : 150 kgs / ha

  • The most devastating disease of Brinjal is Bacterial wilt (BW).
  • To prevent BW, Grow resistant varieties / F1 hybrids and crop rotation with crops other than solanaceous plants.Application of bleaching powder ( 25 kg / ha ) will stop further spread of the disease.

The most serious pest of Brinjal is shoot & fruit borer. To control this pest follow the integrated pest management practices.

Pusa Jwala, Sindhuri (CA 960) are the varieties suitable for January planting.