Disease management –
Leaf Blight diseases (Turcicum leaf blight & Maydis leaf blight)‐ Control measures –
i) Mancozeb75%WP @1.5‐2kg/ha
ii) Azoxystrobin 18.2% + Difenconazole 11.4%SC @1ml/li of water
iii) Tebuconazole 50%+Trifloxystrobin 25%WG @ 350ml/ha
iv) Azoxystrobin18.2% + Cyproconazole7.3% SC @ 1ml/li of water
v) Pyraclostrobin 133g/li + Epoxystrobin 50g/li SE @ 750ml/ha
Seedling blight :
Control measure‐ Seed treatment with Thiram @ 2gm/kg seedFusarium wilt by Fusarium moniliforme : Control – Seed treatment with Trichoderma harzianum @ 20gm/kg of seed
Pest management – State‐wise we may give predominant pests and their control measures
Predominant pests are – Stem borer, Shoot fly, Thrips, Aphid and Fall Army Worm.
Control measures :
i) Carbofuran 3% CG @ 33300gm/ha
ii) Dimethoate 30% EC 660ml/ha
Seed treatment for early season sucking pest –
i) Thiamethoxam 30% FS @ 8ml/kg seed
ii) Imidacloprid 48% (600FS) @ 1ml/100kg seed
iii) Cyantraniliprole 19.8% + Thiamethoxam 19.8%Fs @ 4ml/kg seed
For Fall Army Worm – Application of Neem products ,Emamectin Benzoate andChlorantraniliprole 18.5% SC in addition with cultural control measures.
Fertilizer : For hill & terai soil – Dolomite @ 1‐2 t/ha
For coastal soil – Gypsum @ 3‐5q/ha
FYM for all soil @ 5t/ha & Azophos @ 15kg/ha
N:P2O5:K2O = Composite varieties : Prekharif – 130:65:65 for soil having low nutrient
level, 120:60:60 for soil having medium nutrient level,100:50:50 for soil having high
Rabi – 130:65:65 ‐ for soil having low nutrient level, 120:60:60 for soil having medium nutrient level,100:50:50 for soil having high nutrient level.
Hybrid Varieties : 150:75:75 for soil having low nutrient level, 140:70:70 forsoil having medium nutrient level,120:60:60 for soil having high nutrient level.
1/3rd N, full P2O5 and 1/3rd K2O as basal; 1/3rd N and 1/3rd K2O at 30 DAS and rest N and K2O at 45 DAS.
Sulphur @ 20kg/ha at land preparation, Zn as Zinc Sulphate @ 25kg/ha and Boron as
Borax @ 10kg/ha at the time of land preparation.
Herbicide : For both broad leaf weeds & grasses – Atrazine 50WP @ 1‐2 kg/ha (pre‐ emergence)
For grasses Paraquat Dichloride 24% SL @ 0.8‐2li/ha and Diuron 80% WP @ 1kg/ha
For broad leaf weeds – Sodium salt Technical (80% WP) @ 1.25kg/ha.(post‐emergence)