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Castor capsule borer
The infestation starts on emergence of the spikes on the plants. Larvae feeds on developing seeds in the capsule. Larvae web the nearer capsules with the help of silken threads and their excreta. Occasionally, larvae can also damage the main shoot. Spray Bacillus thuringiensis, a bacterial powder @ 1 to 1.5 kg per hectare with require quantity of water.
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