Brinjal Fruit and Shoot Borer (Leucinodes orbonalis) is very important pest of brinjal crop. This pest infests shoot as well as fruits. Brinjal fruit and shoot borer makes holes in shoots as well as in fruits. The aesthetic value of the fruits are reduced because the fruits will be with holes.
Chemical sprays include
Marshal 2 mL/L + Econeem plus 1 % - 1 mL/L
https://www.bighaat.com/products/marshal + https://www.bighaat.com/products/econeem-plus-azadirachtin-10000-ppm-biopesticide
Jashn 2 mL/L + Ecotin 0.5 mL/L
https://www.bighaat.com/products/tata-rallis-jashn-insecticide + https://www.bighaat.com/products/ecotin-azadirachtin-50000-ppm-5-ec-bio-insecticide
Coragen 10 mL/ 30 L of water + Neemark 1 % - 1 mL/L
https://www.bighaat.com/products/coragen-dupont + https://www.bighaat.com/products/neemark-neem-pesticide-10000-ppm
Water-trough pheromone traps may be used to mass trap male adult of Brinjal shoot and fruit borer moths with Leucinodes lures. These pheromones traps trap the adult male moths (and not female ones) which reduces the fertilizing the eggs of female moths consequently reduce the carryover of pest.
10-15 traps per acre may be installed for efficient management of brinjal fruit and shoot borer.
https://www.bighaat.com/products/wota-t-trap-pest-control-india and https://www.bighaat.com/products/brinjal-fruit-shoot-borer-leucinodes-orbonalis-lure-pest-control-india
K SANJEEVA REDDY,
Senior Agronomist, BigHaat.
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