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Pomegranate butterfly is destructive pest of its fruits

The brown butterfly is a worst enemy of pomegranate fruits. The female lays her eggs on the flowers and small fruits, from which dark brown larvae emerges, which bore into developing fruits and feed upon the pulp and seeds resulting into rotting of fruits and causing fruit drop. The damage caused by infestation affects the quality of fruits which renders them unfavorable for market and unfit for human consumption.

So, timely this pest should be controlled. For details of its prevention strategies and control measures dial 03030300000 and talk to our Agriculture Experts.

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