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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(7): 1284-1292
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.147


Diagnosis of Insect Pests and Diseases of Apiary, Vegetable and Fruit Crops
Ashok S. Yadav*, S.P. Singh and Pradyumn Singh
RVSKVV-KrishiVigyan Kendra, Morena-476001(M.P.) India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The main objective of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) is to help the farmers in the command area in the field of Agriculture and allied sectors. During the last 4 years i.e. from 2014 to 2018, a record of all the visiting farmers was maintained in the plant health diagnostic section at KVK, in which complete details of the farmers with address and contact number was maintained. Similarly, the purpose of visiting KVK was recorded date wise by the KVK Plant Protection Scientist and at the end of each month; a summary was prepared and analyzed for severity of the attack of insect pest and diseases. It was found that 15.53 percent farmers started enquiring about the apiary and its management technology in the month of August because rabi season is the main period for starting apiculture. In the month of September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May, June and July 10.68, 8.74, 11.65, 10.68, 13.59, 3.88, 1.94, 5.82, 7.77, 2.91 and 9.71 percent farmers respectively visited the KVK to acquiring Scientific apiculture and its insect pest and disease management. 52.05 and 42.47 percent farmers inquiring the management of late blight and leaf curl (white fly) of Potato. In Tomato crop 73.68, 15.79 and 10.53percent farmers visited for control of white fly, fruit borer and late blight respectively. 71.43 and 28.57 percent farmers know about management of the leaf curl of chilli and shoot and fruit borer of brinjal. In fruit crops viz; Papaya leaf curl 34.78 percent, Guava mealy bug 21.74 percent, Jackfruit mealy bug 26.08 percent and Citrus cancer 17.39 percent farmers inquiring about its management.


Keywords: Diagnosis, Insect pests, Diseases, apiary, Vegetable, Fruit crops, Food security
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Ashok S. Yadav, S.P. Singh and Pradyumn Singh. 2020. Diagnosis of Insect Pests and Diseases of Apiary, Vegetable and Fruit Crops.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(7): 1284-1292. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.907.147