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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
25 Jan 20, 06:00 AM
Sell harvested cotton as early as possible
Do not store picked up cotton in farm house or in store located at farm itself or in electric room. Life cycle of pink bollworm continues in harvested lot and emerging...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
01 Jan 20, 06:00 AM
Stop irrigation in cotton
If infestation of pink bollworm is too much and couldn’t control even after application of insecticides, stop irrigation and terminate the crop. This is last option...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
27 Dec 19, 06:00 AM
Know about the dusky cotton bugs:
The incidence is observed during boll busting stage. Nymphs and adults both suck the sap from the cotton seeds. As a result, development of seed is hampered and reduction...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
25 Dec 19, 06:00 AM
See the reddening of cotton due to deficiency of magnesium:
There are several reasons behind the reddening of cotton crop. Among them, the deficiency of magnesium is major one. The incidence is much more in the fields wherein...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
23 Dec 19, 06:00 AM
Possibility of mealy bug in later stage of cotton crop:
There is all possibility for incidence of mealy bugs in later crop stage. Initially, it observed on few plants. Under no control measures, the infestation is increased...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
17 Dec 19, 06:00 AM
Control of whitefly in cotton:
Nymphs glued on undersurface of leaves. Both nymphs and adults suck the cell sap. There may be an economic damage under higher population. Spray pyriproxifen 10 EC...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
11 Dec 19, 06:00 AM
Is their curling of cotton leaves?
Jassids suck the cell sap by remaining underside of the leaves. As a result, leaves are curled up and seen just like a cup shape. Due to presence of toxin in saliva,...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
06 Dec 19, 06:00 AM
On reducing moisture content in soil, the infestation of thrips increases in cotton
The infestation of thrips showed increasing trend on increasing the number of days between two irrigation. If infestation of thrips is observed, spray clothianidin...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
05 Dec 19, 10:00 AM
Issue of Reddening of Cotton and its Remedies
The issues of reddening of cotton leaves have started. This is due to two reasons; firstly, if there are unsatisfactory actions against jassids and secondly the disruption...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
23 Nov 19, 06:00 AM
Learn more about red cotton bugs
Red colour nymphs & adults suck the sap from the seeds in the green bolls. Due to the secretion and excreta, unwanted bacteria and fungi are formed and the quality...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
19 Nov 19, 06:00 AM
How will you recognize pink bollworm infestation in cotton?
Rosetted flowers, the shape of bolls slightly changed, minute hole on bolls, small pinkish larvae or empty pupae are seen, the seeds are eaten, etc. give an indication...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
14 Nov 19, 06:00 AM
Leaf Hoppers (Jassids) in Cotton
With a slight disturbance, both nymphs and adults walk diagonally, and they suck the cell-sap. As a result, the edges of the leaves turn yellowish and finally curl...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
08 Nov 19, 06:00 AM
Damage caused by Thrips to Cotton
Thrips lacerate the surface of the leaf and suck the oozing sap. There are small white streaks on the leaves, and the corner of the leaves is raised. Population increases...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
03 Nov 19, 06:00 AM
Have you seen this kind of eggs on cotton, okra, or brinjal? Learn about it
These are the eggs of stink bugs, which are laid in a well-arranged way by a female insect in a group.The developing nymphs, and later becoming adults, all suck the...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
02 Nov 19, 06:00 AM
Whitefly in cotton
Looking at the present environment the daytime stays hot and the nighttime temperature decreases, which is beneficial to whiteflies.If whiteflies have shown an increasing...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
29 Oct 19, 06:00 AM
To control sucking pests in cotton, when will you spray insecticides?
On average, if the population of aphids, jassids, whiteflies, and thrips (total) is 5 or more, it becomes Economic Threshold Level (ETL). The average population can...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
26 Oct 19, 06:00 AM
Effective Control of Whitefly in Cotton
Uneven curling of leaves is caused due to the incidence of whiteflies. Nymphs stick to the lower surface of the leaf and suck the sap. The number of adults fly around...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
23 Oct 19, 04:00 PM
Larva infestation in cotton
Farmer name: Shri Satyanarayana State: Telangana Solution: To control this spray Larvin (Thiodicarb 75% WP) @ 30 grams per pump.
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
20 Oct 19, 06:00 AM
What measures are you going to take on the incidence of pink bollworm in cotton?
Install 10 Pheromone traps per acre. If moth catches are continually trapped in pheromone traps, spray Profenophos 50 EC @ 10 ml per 10 litres of water and second spray...
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AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Maharashtra
17 Oct 19, 06:00 AM
Any development of black sooty mold on cotton leaves?
Black sooty mould is formed on the leaves owing to the secretion of aphids that interferes with the photosynthetic activity of the plants. Population unexpectedly rises...
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