Crop Protection

Controlling Tobacco Caterpillars in soybean crop

20 July 2022, New Delhi: Outbreaks of tobacco caterpillars have been reported in some areas. For its control, it is recommended to spray any one of the following insecticides. It also kills other leaf-eating caterpillars (gram worm or semi-looper). To control this, the institute has advised the use of agrochemicals as follows.

Lambda-cyhalothrin 4.90 SC (300 ml/ha) or Quinalphos 25 EC (1 l/ha) or Chlorantraniliprole 18.5 SC (150 ml/ha) Emamectin Benzoate 1.90 (425 ml/ha) or Broflanilide 300 SC (42-62 g/ha) O) or Flubendiamide 20 WG (250-300 g/ha) or Flubendiamide 39.35 SC (150 ml/ha) or Indoxacarb 15.8 SC (333 ml/ha) or Profenofos 50 EC (1 l/ha) or Spinetoram 11.7 SC (450 ml) / ha) or Tetraniliprole 18.18 SC (250-300 ml / ha).

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