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Year 2009

Friday, January 2nd, 2009 Posted in Biological Control, Innovations, Management methods, Uncategorized | 113 Comments »

I wish all visitors and contributors to my blog a Happy and Prosperous New Year 2009. The past year was eventful in the sense, that there were alarm bell ringing about climate change in various forums worldwide and most of ...

Preventive methods

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008 Posted in Management methods | 106 Comments »

  // --> // --> // --> // --> // --> // --> // --> // --> Prevention is better than cure.  So it is always advantageous to restrict the entry of the weevil stages into the palms.  As a prophylactic ...

Management of Red Palm Weevil

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008 Posted in Management methods | 95 Comments »

1. Preventive methods: The prophylactic or preventive methods are meant to delay or prevent the entry of the palm weevil into new gardens, locations, or regions.  For this purpose most vulnerable stages of the palms are treated with pesticides, cultural ...

Curative methods

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008 Posted in Management methods | 112 Comments »

Once the damage is identified based on symptoms, it is important to take up plant protection measures at the earliest.  Usually the damaged tissue is removed and a suitable pesticide is applied to the damaged part.  The part of damaged ...

Pheromone Trapping

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008 Posted in Management methods | 115 Comments »

  Attract and Kill Taking advantage of the adult weevils attraction to the fermenting liquids especially sap from the palm, a poisonous broth was used to bait and kill the weevils the past.  This techniques was continuously refined and sugarcane baited traps ...
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