Yellow vein mosaic of bhindi or vein clearing of bhindi is the most devastating disease in all the bhindi growing regions of India. Up to 80% of crop loss is expected if the crop is infected at early stages.
Begamo virus is the causal organism and transmitted by white fly Bemisia tabaci. The occurrence and infestation of white flies are more severe in summer months and Yellow vein mosaic viral infections is also high.
Ammoniacal nitrogen has also positive advantage towards increase of viral infections so restrict use of ammoniacal nitrogen application instead go for Nitrate form of Nitrogen.
Removing and destroying disease affected plants from crop fields to avoid secondary spread.
Spray combinations for effective control of Whiteflies on Bhendi and manage the viral infections
1. First Spray :
Odis 2 gm/ L + Kavach/Splash 2 gm/L + Magnum Mn 0.5 gm/L + Econeem plus 1% - 1 mL/L
https://www.bighaat.com/products/odis-insecticide + https://www.bighaat.com/products/kavach-fungicide + https://www.bighaat.com/products/multiplex-magnum-mn + https://www.bighaat.com/products/econeem-plus-azadirachtin-10000-ppm-biopesticide
- Second Spray after 7 – 8 days
V- bind 2 mL/L +Prime 0.5 gm/L + Magnum Mn 0.5 gm/L + Ahaar 2 mL/L
https://www.bighaat.com/products/v-bind + https://www.bighaat.com/products/prime-acetamaprid-insecticide + https://www.bighaat.com/products/multiplex-magnum-mn + https://www.bighaat.com/products/ahaar-plant-nutrient
K SANJEEVA REDDY,
Senior Agronomist, BigHaat.
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