• Making Rainfed Groundnut- Profitable
  • DDE and other scientists visiting the exhibition stalls
  • Felicitation to innovative farmers during technology week
  • Participants during Technology week

Management of mealy bug in papaya

 

 Management of mealy bug in papaya

 

 

A farmer  sri. Muthyal Reddy of Venkatampalli village  has grown papaya of Red Lady var.  in 4 acres which are of one year old.  During crop growth in the month of August, incidence of mealybug in papaya was observed in severe form in his field. He sprayed chemicals like profenophos, Donate etc and spent nearly Rs. 47000/- with no vain and finally he approached programme coordinator, KVK, Reddipalli for solution.

           

 The horticulturist of KVK contacted scientists of IIHR for management of mealy bug and Dr. A.K.Krishna Murthy, Principal Scientist (Bio control) immediately responded and released parasitoid, Acerophagus papayae @1200/plant. He suggested the farmers not to spray any pesticides as it may affect the bio control agent. After three months, complete control of mealy bugswas obtained  and Rs.50000/- was saved on sprayings.

 

News & Events

Technology week

Technology Week – 27th&28th February 2013 The technology week was organized at KrishiVigyan Kendra, Reddipalli, Anantapur dist. on 27.03.2013 & 28.03.2013with an objective of transferring technologies for.......

Felicitation to innovative farmers/farm women

Felicitation to innovative/progressive farmers identified by KVK in the adopted and other villages of the district where KVK is operating who are instrumental in further spreading the technologies, was carried.....

Successful Technologies

Technology Demonstration on Pulses

   Under this project complete package of practices in redgram and bengalgram were demonstrated each in 30 acres to improve the pulses productivity.        dassadasdasdasdasdasdasdasdasasasdas

Success Stories

Making Rainfed Groundnut - Profitable

Anantapur is one of the most frequently drought affected and largest groundnut sowing district in Andhra Pradesh. Groundnut+ pigeonpea intercropping is the major cropping system during kharif. Generally the.....

SEMI DRY METHOD OF RICE CULTIVATION

In Anantapur district, canal irrigated red soil farming situation occupies 3rd place covering 2.2% of the total cultivable area. Tungabadra high level canal is the major source of canal irrigation.    

Management of mealy bug in papaya

A farmer  sri. Muthyal Reddy of Venkatampalli village  has grown papaya of Red Lady var.  in 4 acres which are of one year old.     

Management of guava stem borer

During February, a farmer named Sri. Krishna Reddy approached Krishi Vigyan Kendra Reddipalli for soil analysis in guava orchard. The soil is alkaline, with pH >8.0 and during interaction with the farmer, it came.....