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Control of leaf eating caterpillar in tobacco:
The crop is being cultivated in Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and some of the parts of Rajasthan also. If the pest appears at two week after transplanting, it can damage economically. Spray chlorpyriphos 50% + cypermethrin 5% EC @ 10 ml or alpha-cypermethrin 10 EC @ 10 ml or quinalphos 25 EC @ 20 ml or fenvalerate 10 EC @ 10 ml per 10 lit of water.