कृषि प्रौद्योगिकी अनुप्रयोग अनुसंधान संस्थान
Agricultural Technology
Application Research Institute

(ISO 9001:2015)

Integrated Pest Management of Jasmine Bud worm

Jasmine is an ideal flower crop for small and marginal farmers of Nellore district, but insect pest bud worm attack poses a threat to jasmine cultivation. Hence, IPM package (Soil raking, Collect and destroy infested flowers along with larvae at least once in a week, Apply carbofuran at 40g/plant basally, Proper Pruning and hygienic maintenance of bushes., Spray NSKE 5% after proper pruning (Jan), Spray Bacillus thuringinensis 2 g/ltr 7 DAFS, Helilure Pheromone traps 5 No./acre and Light trap 1 No/acre. Spraying of Spinosad 0.3 ml and Thaicloprid 1 ml per ltr of water with 7 days inetrval) was introduced by Krishi vigyan Kendra, Nellore Horticulture Scientist Sri G Narayana Swamy in Talamanchi, Bucchi, Rajupalem villages of Nellore district. By following IPM package, Low bud worm incidence (7.94 %) was recorded in trial than check(40.24 %). 30.96 % increase in yield in trial than check.

Method demonstration on IPM modules (Installation of Helilure Pheromone traps and Light trap) in Jasmine fields conducted by Sri G Narayana Swamy Scientist (Horti.,) KVK Nellore