Agricultural Sciences


Management of seed borer in Sapota


Agricultural Sciences

Sub Area:

Food development

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Developing Agency:

Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bengaluru

Technology Readiness Index:

Technology developed

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Brief Description

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Effective management of seed borer relies primarily on the stage of spray intervention. The time of application is crucial in the management of seed borer. first spray intervention should be made when the fruits are of small lime size and thereafter the sprayings should be repeated at fortnightly interval during main cropping season. alternating the sprays of deltamethrin @ 1 ml/lt and bt @ 1 ml/lt at fortnightly interval will bring down the seed borer infestation

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