Aphids Attack in Chilli Crop

Aphids Attack in Chilli Crop:-

  • Nymphs and adults are both soft bodied pear shaped, blackish in colour.
  • Appear on the tender shoots, leaves and on the lower surface of the leaves.
  • Suck the sap and reduce the vigor of the plant.
  • Secrete sweet substances which attract ants and develop sooty mold.

Control:-Spray the crop with Following insecticides at 15-20 days interval till the end of aphid population checked.

  1. Profenofos 50% EC @ 50 ml/ Pump.
  2. Acetamiprid 20 SP @ 10 gm/Pump.
  3. Imidacloprid 17.8% SL @ 7 ml/pump.
  4. Fipronil 5% SC @ 40 ml/Pump.

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