Forewarning and control measures of major diseases and pest of muga silkworm and host plants:

 

FOREWARNING CALENDAR OF SOM DISEASES

 

CONTROL MEASURES:

Leaf spot disease:

Cultural method: Regular cultural operations, pruning and pollarding prevent the disease.

Chemical control: Application of 0.1% Dithane M-45 (1gm/1lit.) twice at 15 days interval before the peak season of incidence control the disease up to 96%.

 

Anthracnose of som:

Mechanical control: Plucking of infected parts and destroyed by burning the parts helps to destroy the disease pathogen.

Chemical control: Application of 0.1% Bavistin (1gm/1lit.) twice at 15 days interval before the peak season of incidence control the disease up to 96%.

 

Grey blight disease: 

Cultural: Timely cultural operation, pruning and pollarding can prevent the disease.

Chemical: Foliar spray of 0.1 % (1gm/10L) Bavistin twice in 15 days interval can check the disease up to 85.2%.

  

 

FOREWARNING CALENDAR OF MUGA HOST PLANT PEST-STEM BORER
 

 

 

CONTROL MEASURES:

Stem Borer:
Plant extracts: 5-15% plant extract of Neem, Dotura ,Titabahak and Castor control the infestation.
Chemical control : Plugging of borer holes with cotton swab soaked in 1.5% Nuvan followed by mud plastering of the openings.

Leaf gall:
Cultural method: Collection of infested leaves, twigs and destroy the same in scientific way is recommended.
If the infestation is heavy (more than 25%) pruning and burning of the leaves and twigs is essential.
 

FOREWARNING CALENDAR FOR DISEASE OF SILKWORM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTROL MEASURES:

Muscardine:
Cultural method: Selection of sunny plot for rearing.

Properly disinfect the rearing field.
Use of nylon net is essential

Spray LAHDOI thoroughly on the leaves, tree trunk and soil before 7days of the brushing of Jarua crop.
 

Flacherie:
Cultural method: Properly disinfect the rearing field.

Follow the proper pruning schedule.
Provide age specific leaves.
 

FOREWARNING CALENDAR FOR UZI OF SILKWORM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTROL MEASURES:

Cultural method: Use nylon net .
Release of hyper parasitoids before the peak season is essential to control the Uzi fly.
 

Revised Forewarning Calendar 2016 (Host Plants and Silkworm)

Updated Forewarning Calendar districts wise (Host Plants and Silkworm)

Disease calendar for the quarter ending September 2014

Updated disease calendar for Muga silkworm and host plants 2015-16

 

 

 

 

 

 

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