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The chilli crop has been hit hard by the leaf curl virus

 

The disease is usually caused by rain moisture in June, July, and August. The whitefly causes it to spread. The leaves and fruits have remains very small. The leaves also later become twisted and the flowers fall off. The fruit that is produced is also small in size.

Prevention and control

  • Control whiteflies.
  • Uproot the affected plants and bury them in the soil.
  • Use Pyriproxyfen 500 ml per acre for its control.
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