CAT PILLAR – IMMB
Caterpillars are the larvae of butterflies or moths, they have generally green or black elongated and soft body. They damage the majority of the vegetable crops causing serious economic losses.
How it damages:
A contact insecticide Cat pillar-IMMB found effective against caterpillars, works effectively only when insects comes in contact with the material. It’s a biological insecticide derived from naturally occurring soil bacteria’s through fermentation
Used against all types of caterpillars, grubs, borers and semi loopers
MODE OF ACTION:
These are granules that are soluble in nature, having a new mechanism of action and strong activity against caterpillars. When sprayed on the plant parts such as leaves, stems and fruits it forms a thin layer coating over its surface. When caterpillars comes in contact or when it swallows that particular part while feeding, the composition directly affects on nervous system of the caterpillar thereby leads to death of caterpillar.
Mix 1 gram of cat pillar- IMMB in 1 liter of water, stir it well and spray
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
The granules should be dissolved completely in the water then sprayed on entire surface of the plant such as leaves ,stems, fruits etc including under surface of the leaves.
When disease symptoms are observed, give spray to plants at 15 days interval to obtain healthy crops