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Help needed for pest attack on tomato plants
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vishwa
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November 2, 2011 - 12:28 pm
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Hi guys i am beginner n just started with tomato and brinjal plants. pests as shown in pic attacked the plant as it started to bear fruit. now it has two fruits already. i tried spraying panchagavya and also remove the pest physically by brushing them off. now pls tell me what is this pest and how can i remove the pests in future.

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geekgardener
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May 28, 2012 - 11:19 pm
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This is mealy bug and you can remove it by dabbing them with cotton dipped in mixture of 50-50 water and spirit

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May 29, 2012 - 7:01 pm
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Hi

ur plant doesnt seem healthy, apply good amount of vermicompost.  manure the plant well,  once every week for 3 to 4 weeks.

spray neem oil mixed with vim liquid in 1 litre of water. neem oil 10 to 15ml can be added.

 

also healthy plants do not have much of pest problem. in my experience mealy bugs are often associated with unhealthy plants.

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