Control of pod borer in moong

  • Due to larvae being mature, they cause extensive damage by eating pods from inside.
  • After infection by the pod borer larvae, the pod is desiccated and dried in an early stage.
  • Before sowing, make deep plowing of the field and destroy insects eggs and cocoons in the soil.
  • Selection the short duration varieties of moong for sowing.
  • Maintain a certain distance between moong plants.
  • Spray Chlorpyrifos 20% EC 450 ml/ acre or Indoxacarb 14.5% SC@ 160-200 ml/ acre.
  • Spray solution of Emamectin Benzoate 5% SG@ 100 gm/acre.

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