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ROOT KNOT NEMATODES

Root Knot Nematodes

The adult hopper is light to dark brown in colour measuring about 3-4mm in body length. Both nymphs and adults damage the plants by sucking the sap. During the early stage of plant growth reduces height, general vigour and infested plants turn yellow and dries up. At later stages, crop dries up in patches known as hopper burn. The pest also transmits virus disease called “Grassy Stunt” .

Management
  • Use resistant varieties.

  • Provide staking for perching birds.

  • Seed/ Seedlings treatment to reduce field protection.

  • Place straw on bunds and in fields at several locations collect/destroy hiding caterpillars.

  • Check the nursery, clip off affected leaves if infestation is noticed.

Biological Control

Our ALLPROTEC(i) 0.03% @ 150-300g along with our B.subtilis @ 400-600g and Pseudomonas Fluorscens @ 300-500g /Acre by diluting in 200 L Water using high volume power sprayer.

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Shelf Life & Packaging


Shelf life : Best before 24 months, Stored in room temperature.
Packaging : 1 Kg. each & above