Recommended Insecticides for Cotton Insect Pests

Pest

Insecticide

Qty.of insecticide / ha

Jassids, Aphids, Thrips

 

 

Methyl demeton 25 EC

Dimethoate 30 EC

Phosphamidon 100 EC

500 / 750 ml

500 / 750 ml

100 / 250 ml

Whiteflies

Methyl demeton 25 EC

Neem oil + Teepol

Fish oil resin soap

Phosalone 35 EC

500 / 750 ml

3.0 / 3.551 + 500 ml

14 / 15 kg

2.5 / 3.0 litres

Spotted, Pink and

Endosulfan 35 EC

2.5 / 3.0 litres

American bollworms

Chlorpyriphos 20 EC

Quinalphos 25 EC

Monocrotophos 40 EC

Carbaryl 50 WP

Fenvalerate 20 EC

Cypermethrin 10 EC

Decamethrin 2.8 EC

2.5 / 3.0 litres

2.5 / 3.0 litres

2.5 ? 3.0 litres

1.5 / 2.5 kg

400 / 500 ml

800 / 1000 ml

600 / 700 ml

Spodoptera leafworm

Chlorpyriphos 20 EC

Fenvalerate 20 EC

Cypermethrin 10 EC

Decamethrin 2.8 EC

1.5 / 2.0 litres

400 / 500 ml

800 / 1000 ml

600 ? 700 ml

Ash weevil

Aldicarb 10 G

Carbofuran 3 G

10 kg / ha

30 kg / ha

Stem weevil

Drenching stem portion on 20 th & 35 th day with Monocrotophos 40 EC

Phosalone 35 EC

1.5 ml / litre of water

 

2.0 ml / litre of water

Mite

Dicofol 25 EC

1.5 / 2.0 litres

Information compiled, Page designed and developed by M. Sabesh, Scientist(SS), CICR, Coimbatore