27-10-2020

भाकृअनुप - भारतीय मक्का अनुसंधान संस्थान

ICAR - Indian Institute of Maize Research

(ISO 9001:2015 certified)

Nurturing Diversity, Resilience, Livelihood & Industrial Inputs

Manipur

State Recommendations
Disease management

  • Seed treatment and foliar application of Azoxystrobin 18.2 w/w + Difenoconazole 11.4% w/w SC @ 0.10% @ 35 and 45 DAS is recommended for the management of TLB disease of maize
  • Foliar spray of Pyraclostrobin 133g/l + Epoxiconazole 50g/l SE @ 0.15% is also recommended for effective management of TLB diseases of maize
  • Foliar spray of bioproducts Allium sativum (Garlic bulb) @10% @35,45 and 55 DAS is recommended for management of TLB diseases of maize

Pest management
The predominant pest of Maize in Manipur is Fall armyworm. Control measures include whorl application of Emamectin benzoate @0.4g/l of water or Spinosad @ 0.3ml/l of water or Bacillus thuringensis v. kurstaki formulation @2g/l of water during evening hours.

Agronomic recommendations

  • Fertilizers recommendations of the region- 120:60:60 kg/ha (N:P:K) for all corn types (Normal and speciality)
  • Most efficient weed management- Atrazine (1.5 kg a.i./ha) as pre-emergence followed by 2,4-D Amine 0.4 kg a.i./ha at 25 DAS as post emergence.