If infestation is observed, take spray of Malathion 50 EC @250-450 ml /100 Ltr of water for two – three times with interval of 15 days.
2) Ash weevils
Spray Azadirachtin 0.03% (300ppm) @ 2.5 ml/lit
3.Leaf hopper , aphids, and glasshouse whitefly
Spray methyl demeton 25 EC or dimethoate 30 EC 1 ml/lit.
Termites damage plants by eating away root and stem, which cause poor plant stand.
- Seed treatment with chlorophyriphos @ 2 ml kg of seed and application of chlorophyriphos @ 1.25 L ha with irrigated water is very effective for controlling termite infestation in standing crop.
- Application of chlorophyriphos dust @ 20 kg ha at the time of last ploughing before sowing is also very effective to control soil borne insects