Army worm, aphid attack: experts warn cotton growers
Punjab Agriculture Department has warned the growers on Thursday that chances of attack of army worm and aphid on cotton crop have increased due to recent rains. Agricultural experts said that growers can save their crops from damages from these insects by developing their skills to recognise these and knowing the preventive and eradication steps.
Experts also suggest that growers should spray recommended pesticides when attack of these pests reach economic threshold. A spokesman of the provincial agriculture department said that the experts have also recommended to make spray with intervals to eradicate weeds from the water courses. Courtesy Business Recorder