Pheromone lure to manage ‘Yellow Stem Borer’

Applicable to suppress the insect : YSB Lure is very much effective to manage the Yellow Stem Borer of rice.

Infestation period : Within 10-15 days after sowing and 40-45 days after the seedlings infestation starts.

Time of pheromone setting in the field : Pheromone trap should be set in the field within 10-12 days after seedlings.

Dosages : Pheromone traps should be placed squarely on the ground every 40 hands. 1 trap should be used for every 5 percent of land (5-6 lures in one bigha or 33 decimal)