Agri Doctor TipAgroStar Agronomy Centre of Excellence
See, mealybugs on custard apple hasn’t started yet?
The dormant mealybugs of the previous year climb on the tree and started damaging to the developing fruits. It is not advisable to spray any chemical insecticides looking to the residue issues. According to the recommendation given by Junagadh Agril. Uni., spray Lecanicillium lecani 1.15 WP (1 x 106 CFU/ g) 60 g or Bouveria bassiana 1.15 WP ( 1 x 106 CFU/ g) 60 g per 10 lit of water, first on initiation of the pests and second spray after 20 days of the first spray. Also add good sticker in insecticidal solution.