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, Volume 5, Issue 1–2, pp 77–78 | Cite as

Chemical control of sugarcane yellow mite(oligonychus sacchari hirst)

  • Manager Singh
  • V. C. Jadaun
  • S. R. Singh
  • Atar Singh
  • K. Lal
  • S. B. Singh
Short Communication Suger tech

abstract

An experiment was conducted on chemical control of yellow mite (Oligonychus sacchari) using sugarcane variety CoS 767 during 3 consecutive years (1997-99) at farmer’s fields in Chhata factory zone of Mathura district. The chemical treatments included the spraying of plants with Endosulfan 35 EC, Monocrotophos 36 EC, Diclorvas 76 EC, Quinolphos 25 EC, Nethrin (each @ 1.25 lit/ha) and spraying of Lime sulphur wash (1:30). The results revealed that the spraying of plants with Lime-sulphur (1:30) as well as Nethrin (@ 1.25 lit/ha) gave significant and maximal reduction in the frequency of mite infestation as compared to rest of the treatments including control. The highest cane yield was also recorded under these treatments. Other chemical treatments were also effective in controlling the mite infestation but these were significantly inferior to Lime-sulphur and Nethrin. Hence, application of Lime-sulphur (1:30) and Nethrin (@ 1.25 lit/ha) may be recommended for effective control of yellow mite of sugarcane.

Key Words

Sugarcane yellow mite chemical control 

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© Society for Sugar Research & Promotion 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Manager Singh
    • 1
  • V. C. Jadaun
    • 1
  • S. R. Singh
    • 1
  • Atar Singh
    • 1
  • K. Lal
    • 1
  • S. B. Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.U.P. Council of Sugarcane ResearchShahjahanpur - 242 001, UPIndia

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