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AAKARSHAN (FOR CUCURBITS)

Benefits

  • Melon or cucurbit flies are major pests of cucurbitaceous vegetables found to cause 30 to 100% loss in yield.
  • Aakarshan for Cucurbit is a cost-effective pheromone trap for surveillance and monitoring of fruit fly Bactrocera cucurbitae.
  • This is a unique pheromone trap that consists of a rainfast and slow-release lure - having up to 90 days of field life.

Special Features

  • Aakarshan for cucurbits is a unique pheromone trap which has a rainfast, slow-release, lure - with a field life of up to 90 days resulting in 20% more trap catch efficiency, than conventional lures.

Specification

Active Ingredients

  • 4-(4-Acetoxyphenyl)-2- butanone and inert components

Crops

  • Cucumbers, ridge gourd, bitter gourd, gherkins, bottle gourd, snake gourd, beans, chinese wax gourd, luffa, melons, pumpkins, squashes, watermelon, etc.

Target Pests

  • Bactrocera cucurbitae, B. caudata, B. tau etc. Melon or cucurbit flies are major pests of cucurbitaceous vegetables found to cause 30 to 100% loss in yield.

Damage Symptoms  

  • Infested fruits show oviposition punctures and typically become prematurely soft (with air pockets).
  • Later they rot and exit holes in the rotten area can be seen.

Dosage & Methods of Application

  • Tie 18 traps for an acre

Time of Erection

  • The traps should be erected at the flowering stage

Available Package

  •  (1 X 9) X 12
  • Separate Lures also Available  Packing  1 X 30 X 4