Pest Name: Cucurbit Fruit Fly
Scientific name:Bactrocera cucurbitae
Sweet gourd, Bottle gourd, Wax gourd, Cucumber, Cucumber(short), Ridge gourd, Sponge gourd, Bitter gourd, Teasel gourd, Pointed gourd, Snake gourd, Squash, musk melon, Snap melon, Water melon, Oriental melon etc. types vegetables.
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Applicable to suppress the pest: “Q-phero” marketed by Ispahani Agro Limited is very much effective to manage the ‘Cucurbit Fruit Fly’ of cucurbitaceous vegetables.
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