Agri Doctor TipAgrostar India
Fruit borer in chilli:
These caterpillars entered into the fruits and feed inside. Due to the damage, fruits are unfit for selling or consumption. This pest is so severe in capsicum chilli. If yellow flowers marigold plants are raised as trap crop on the boarder of the field, infestation remain somewhat lower. For effective and economical control of this pest, spray thiodicarb 75 WP @ 10 g or emamectin benzoate 5 SG @ 4 g or thiamethoxam 12.6% + lambda cyhelothrin 9.5% ZC @ 3 ml per 10 lit of water.