Fore wing - Stout moth with wavy white markings on the brown. Dark green, hook-like extensions of the leaf lamina veins can be seen in the narrow, light-green zone between the midrib and the lamina. Before planting, neem cake and pungam cake @ 200 g should be applied per pit. Adult - Grey coloured with dark spots on the pinkish hind wings. Suckers were trimmed and dipped in slurry solution and sprinkled with carbofuran @ 15 g per sucker. The shell is generally reddish-brown in colour with weak yellowish vertical markings. For a complete list of exotic pests of banana, contact Australian Banana Growers’ Council for a copy of the industry biosecurity plan. Total annual world production is estimated at 86 million tonnes of fruits. This app covers the topics of Insect, Nematode, Fungal, Bacterial, Viral Disease. They eventually turn a bright yellow colour with dead leaf  margins. Injection needle should reach only 2 or 3 leaf sheaths and without touching the centre core. On mature plants infected with BBTV, new leaves emerge with difficulty, are narrower than normal, are wavy rather than flat, and have yellow (chlorotic) leaf margins. Use mechanical barriers in the field. The formic acid, with a pH of 2-3, burns the tender skins of the young fingers, leaving irregularly shaped, blackened areas on the fruits that expand as the fruits expand. They often confine themselves within the pseudostem and in the decomposing tissues of harvested pseudostems. Drench suckers 2% bleaching powder to control the disease in field at planting followed by another drenching the soil after 3rd month of planting to control the pathogen. Disc-on-stump traps can be used for trapping weevils. In case of only serious damage caused by the beetles spray the plants with Aldrex 30 EC @ 0.25% ai or dust with Malathion dust. growing near the nursery fields. Spray Copper oxychloride or Zineb with gas oil or mobile oil or white oil. TNAU Agritech Portal :: Crop Protection. White Grub is a polyphagus pest  and feed on almost all kharif season crops. Conidiophores are solitary or in small groups. Remove dead and decaying organic matter or dry stubbles from field to avoid termite infestation. TNAU has developed devices that exploit the wandering behaviour of the insects and help in timely detection of insects in stored produce leading to timely control. Treat the cut end of the leaf petiole with Chlorpyriphos (2.5ml/lit) + 1 ml sticking agent, After harvesting of banana bunch cut the tree at base and treat it with 100ml Carbaryl (2g/lit) or apply 10g Beauveria bassiana, Swab the cut surface of the longitudinal split traps with 20g of Beauveria bassiana fungus or Heterorhabditis indica nematode and the weevils die on their own due to infection. Such affected plants easily collapse. Affected plant parts - The use of nematode-free planting material on uninfested land, Trim the corm  tissue  until   all  black or discolored spots have been removed, leaving only clean white tissues, Wash corms in running water, and allow them to dry before planting. Several banana pests and diseases have caused significant yield losses across production landscapes [5] and are a significant threat to global food security. Post harvest studies in banana,Mango and citrus using thiabendazole (TECTO) 50 EC: Syngenta-Private Agency: Nov 2009-2011: Rs.3.72: S.K.Manoranjitham. Young infested suckers often wither and fail to develop. Rodenticides are the most effective means of controlling large and small rodent populations.  Strict safety precautions should be used in the preparation, broadcast, or placement and disposal of poison baits for rodents. Fulica produces large eggs that are 4.5 to 5.5 mm in diameter and only hatch at temperatures above 15°C. Asprothrips navsariensis is a minor pest of banana leaves. Then these streaks darken and become more or less elliptical brown spots. They are endoparasites. Instead of Monoctophos the suckers may be dipped in clay slurry and sprinkled with Carbofuran granules at 40g/corm, Soil drenching of Carbendazim 0.2 per cent solution alternated with Propiconozole 0.1% around the pseudostem at bimonthly intervals starting from five months after planting, Application of urea + sugarcane trash (250g/pit) followed by lime (1Kg/pit) and neem cake (1-2Kg/pit), Application of neem cake @ 250 Kg/ha was most effecgtive in controlling Fusarium wilt in Rasthali cultivar. Zgoda jest dobrowolna i możesz w każdej chwili ją odwołać. Hind wings - white having a brown patch along the margin. The virus has multi component genome, There are six circular single stranded genomes known to be established, The virus concentration is more present in phloem, It is transmitted by infected suckers and banana aphid, Remove and rouging of infected banana plants, Chop,dry and bury the infected plants, Maintain clean, weed free field for early detection of infested suckers, Avoid banana cultivation in sugarcane and cucurbitaceous areas as sugarcane mosaic virus or cucurbit mosaic virus can easily spread to banana, The diseased trees should be injected with 4 ml of Fernoxone  solution(50g in 400 ml of water), Insertion of Fernoxone capsules (containing 200 to 400 mg of chemical per capsule) into the pseudostem by using the banana injector or capsule applicator, The pathogen affects even the immature fruits. Parasitoid stocks that have originated from this first establishment are now being used by DPI&F to successfully control mainland populations of spiraling whitefly, in particular those established in the northern tropics. Apply Chlorpyriphos 20EC @ 400 ml / gunta with irrigation water. Application of 60 to 100 g of neem seed powder or neem cake at planting and then at four months intervals significantly diminished pest damage and increased yields. are the largest herbaceous perennial plants in the world. In loamy and light soils in dry areas where proper facilities for irrigation are not available, the termite infestation is more serious. The banana pseudostem is also used for manufacturing paper and boards. The pupal stage lasts 7-10 days The rotten corm emits foul smell, The pathogen is a Gram-negative bacterium with peritrichous flagella and it is a rod shaped bacterium that lives alone or aggregates into pairs and chains, The pathogen is soil borne and enters through wounds and also through leaf sheath of suckers, The disease can be spread by infected plant debris, plant wounds and injuries. Insecticidal control is not recommended as overseas experience indicates that spraying with insecticides has little long-term impact on the pest and may exacerbate the pest problem by destroying the biocontrol agents. The disease is soil borne and the fungus enters the roots through the fine laterals. Nymphs and adults presence on the lower surface of the leaves. Then they bore into the pseudostem base and rhizome/corm, but also into the base of suckers and into roots. MApps C-DAC Hyderabad. z o.o., a szczególnie informacje o nowych ofertach, a także zaproszenia na imprezy. Acervuli  are usually rounded or sometimes elongated, erumpent. Sun hemp and chrysanthemum should be grown 45 DAP of Banana and incorporated into the soil one month later. When heavy infestations occur, the adult whitefly and immatures occur in dense populations on the undersides of the leaves of the host plant. Dead scales do not fall from plants. Dip the suckers in Monocrotophos solution (14 ml in 1 lit water) for about 20 minutes to kill the eggs and grubs of the corm weevil . Light yellow streaks run parallel to leaf veins giving the leaf a striped appearance. The disease is characterized by the presence of typical mosaic-like or discontinuous linear streaking in bands extending from margin to midrib. The infested fruits get spotted and their flavour is affected. The incidence is high in acid alluvial soils.  External feeding on foliage and fruits. The affected tissues are corrugated and covered with fungus conidiophores and powdery grey conidia resembling ash on a cigar end. Application of DBCP @ 40 l / ha at planting time (May and June)  and 2.5 l / ha in October gave excellent control of nematodes (Luc and Vilardebo 1961). Submerge trimmed suckers for 20-25 minutes in hot water at 53-54°C. Later the disease spreads and affects the whole bunch. Roots eventually blacken and die. These turn a reddish-brown to maroon colour as the fungus grows through the tissues. ... Standard Operating Procedure for Integrated Pest Management . They are free living, they are most commonly found between leaf sheaths, in the soil at the base of the mat or associated with crop residues. Grub: It originated in the Caribbean region of Central America, and spread rapidly through the Pacific after gaining establishment in Hawaii in 1978. Application Pseudomonas fluorescens a bactericide can also be applied along with farmyard manure and neem cake. Termites feed on cellulose in the roots of seedling. Spray soapy water or insecticidal soap  on plants thoroughly on petioles, furled leaves, whorls or on young suckers, Spray Dimethoate (75ml/100lit) or Diazinon (1.5ml/lit) or Acephate (1.3g/lit) on infested plants and suckers, Spray Methyl Demeton 25 EC 0.05% or Monocrotophos 36 SL 0.072%, Inject Monocrotophos 36 SL 1 ml/plant (1ml diluted in 4 ml of water). Collect and destroy egg masses and caterpillars, Use burning torch to kill the congregating larvae, Use light trap to attract and kill the adults, Spray chlorpyriphos 20 EC or quinalphos 25 EC 2ml/lit, Young larvae feed by scrapping the leaves from ventral surface. Pupal period is 5 to 7 days  The weevils can be collected by hand and destroyed. Death of unopened pipe, withering of outer leaves. Faculty TNAU kat@tnau.ac.in: Download: 4 Breeding of Field & Horticultural Crops Faculty TNAU kat@tnau.ac.in: Download: 5 Comprehension & Developing Comm. Worldwide, banana production is affected by numerous diseases and pests. Removal of pistil and perianth by hand immediately after the fruits are formed. Avoid planting during rainy season and use of bigger suckers (more than 500g) for planting. The infected roots exhibit charactesritic swellings and galls at the tips. The above discussed subject along with the disputed pictures were sent to National Research Centre for Banana, Trichy also for re … Second stage juveniles emerge from the eggs, move towards the roots and penetrate the roots either at the root tip or in regions of previous penetration or where minor wounds are present.The eggs are laid within a gelatinous matrix to form an external egg sac or egg mass. These patches can be used to distinguish from the smaller males of the banana flower thrips. Banana stumps kept in the field after harvest must be removed and destroyed as they serve as weevil refuges and breeding sites; Crop rotation with non host crops like paddy and sugarcane. They are active at night. Many students always searches about TNAU study material and TNAU agriculture notes but they didn't get it because of some misleading sites. It is widely used as a fresh fruit. Death of unopened pipe, withering of outer leaves. The beetles are mostly found during rainly season. Scales cannot fly; therefore they do not readily infest plants as do most other insects. Eggs are laid singly in small cavities that are chewed out by the female in the base of the pseudostem just above ground level, in the upper part of the corm, in roots near the soil surface and at the end of cut stems (stumps). Attacks by nematodes, combined with the effects of secondary rot organisms, destroy or weaken much of the root system. Ant baits mixed with insecticides and spraying are effective in managing this pest. Egg: Eggs are not visible to the naked eye. Keep the longitudinal split banana traps @ 100/ha. When the true stem and peduncle are tunnelled after flowering, the fruits do not develop properly, presenting a dehydrated condition with premature ripening of the bunch itself. The Indo-Malayan region is believed to be the place of origin. Grub: creamy white legless grubs, stout and distinctly curved and swollen in the middle of the body. Presence of dark coloured tunnels in the rhizomes. Application of Quinalphos or Chlorpyriphos at 400 ml / gunta with irrigation water in standing banana crop. Banana aphid populations are often tended by ant species. Treat soil with Quinalphos 1.5 % or methyl parathion 2 % dust @ 0.25 kg / gunta before planting Suckers. Banana scale moth caterpillars feed on young leaves, which show scale like scars and refuse of larvae. Adult weevils are attracted to the cut stems or corms for shelter, to feed and to lay eggs. They are three to 5-septate measuring 23-54 x 3-4.5 µm. Disc-on-stump traps consist of corm slices placed on top of harvested plants cut at the rhizome. bananas should be harvested just before or at the first sign of rat damage, then hung upside-down in a rat-free environment until ripe. Are sedentary endoparasites. Infestation of the weevil normally starts in 5 month old plants. Destroy all volunteer plants and old neglected plantations, Use healthy and pest free suckers for planting. Insects That Eat Banana Leaves. Pests.             Scales, especially armored scales are very difficult to control when mature. Banana trees (Musa spp.) Scales also feed on trunks and stems of plants. The planting tools should be cleaned before being used in the field, Well decomposed manure should be used, Grow marigold in the inter space which serves as repellent and trap crop, Covering the field for 6 to 8 weeks with plastic after tilling and watering raises the soil temperature. IPM for Banana. Survival and spread. 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