EFFECT OF ORGANIC AND INORGANIC PESTICIDES ON THRIPS, MITES AND LEAF CURL INDEX (LCI) OF CHILLI, CAPSICUM ANNUM L.A. Asma and L. Hanumantharaya
The investigations were carried out on evaluation of organic and inorganic pesticides for the management of thrips, mites and Leaf Curl Index (LCI) (var. Rudra) was conducted during summer 2013 at Sabbenahalli, Mudigere taluka of Chikmagalur district, Karnataka, India. Among the different treatments, two sprays of Imidachloprid 36 SL @ 0.3 mL/L at 2 & 5 WAT, two sprays of Flubendiamide 480 SC @ 0.2 mL/L at 7 & 11 WAT, one spray of Fenazaquin 10 EC @ 1 mL/L of at 9 WAT recorded lowest population of thrips and mites which was followed by two sprays of Imidachloprid 17.8 SL @ 0.3 mL/L at 2 & 5 WAT, two sprays of Spinosad 45 SC @ 0.25 mL/L at 7 and 11 WAT, one spray of Fenazaquin 10 EC @ 1 mL/L at 9 WAT were proved to be better management tactics.
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