Insect Life CycleAgroStar Agronomy Centre of Excellence
Spider Life Cycle
Economic Significance: Spider caused damage to various vegetables, fruit, and grains as well as oilseed crops. Some species of spider also act as pathogens and spread viral diseases._x000D_ _x000D_ Life Cycle:_x000D_ _x000D_ Egg: The female lays about 35–70 eggs on the surface of the leaves under the adult webs. The duration of the egg is about 3-4 days._x000D_ _x000D_ Nymph: This is divided into two stages. The first is in the form of a "Protonomph" and the second as a "Deutmanif". Nymph are dirty white or reddish-yellow. The infant stage lasts for 3 weeks._x000D_ _x000D_ Adult: Adult is mostly red in colour. They last 12–33 days and cause damage to crops. The adult life cycle from eggs is about 3 to 6 weeks and occurs over several generations in a year._x000D_ _x000D_ Control:_x000D_ • Propargite 57% EC @ 25 ml or Fenpropathrin 10% EC @ 15 ml or Sulphur 80 WP @ 15 g per 15 litres of water should be mixed and sprayed._x000D_ _x000D_ Source: AgroStar Agronomy Centre Excellence_x000D_ If you find this information useful, click on the yellow thumb below the photo and share it with your farmer friends through the options below._x000D_ _x000D_
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