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Why incidence of thrips is increasing in onion & garlic?
Since this pest is polyphagous, initially it survives on weed host plants present in the field. And later on divert to onion-garlic plants and damage them. The pupal stage passes in the soil. Hence, on prolong the period between two irrigation; the population of thrips is increased. Generally the incidence is much more in the fields where sowing of garlic is done by spreading method. Take suitable control measures.
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