- Damage in yield by the stem fly in the mungbean crop has been reported to be 24-37%.
- In India Stem fly infestation during the germination stage is predominant affecting crop produce posing a serious concern.
- As this pest attacks during the initial stage of germination which is generally 4 weeks after sowing, this infestation results in wilting of leaves leading to crop loss.
- Foliar spray of imidacloprid 17.8% SL @ 100 ml/acre OR Bifenthrin 10% EC @ 300 ml per acre may be sprayed to control stem fly.
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