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Prevention of yellow mosaic virus on beans


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.orgCreated in Myanmar [Burma], June 2014
Prevention of Yellow Mosaic Virus on beans
Recognize the problem
Yellow specks or spots are scattered on young leaves. Newly emerging leaves
have irregular green and yellow patches. Some apical leaves yellow and
diseased plants are smaller and mature late.
Background
Yellow mosaic virus is one of the major constraints in bean production. It is
difficult to control...

plantwise.org

Prevention of spotted pod borer on beans


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.orgCreated in Myanmar [Burma], June 2014
Prevention of Spotted Pod Borer on beans
Recognize the problem
The spotted pod borer feeds on several beans and peas apart from
chickpeas. Larvae web together the bean leaves, flowers, buds and new
shoots, then feed inside on these plant parts, protected by the webbing. This
causes new shoots and buds to appear dry. The larvae also make holes in the
pods and feed...

plantwise.org

Ridging against blight disease in pigeon peas


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.orgCreated in Tanzania, October 2014
Ridging against blight disease in Pigeon Peas
Recognize the problem
Stem blight in pigeon peas is a fungal disease, that is also called Phytophthora
blight, stem rot or ‘mnyauko wa mbaazi'. Yellow spots appear on the leaves of
affected plants. The diseased bark turns yellow to brown and finally dies
starting from the base of plants. Upon death, the bark remains attached...

plantwise.org

Pod fly in pigeon pea


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
India
,
October
2013
Pod Fly in Pigeon pea
Recognize the problem
The adult is small black fly and is about 5 mm in length. Eggs are laid in the
wall of an immature pod. The female pod fly lays individual eggs on the
developing pods. The pod fly infested pods do not show any external symptom
of damage until the fully-grown larvae chew the pod wall. They leave behind a
thin, papery...

plantwise.org

Powdery mildew in green gram


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
India
,
October
2013
Powdery mildew in Green gram
Recognize the problem
A powder appears in patches on leaves and other green parts of the plant. This
powder is white but later turns a dull colour. Gradually, the powdery patches
grow and become circular until they also cover the lower surface of the leaf. In
severe infections, leaves turn yellow and fall early. Severely affected...

plantwise.org

Pulse beetle


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
India
,
October
2013
Pulse Beetle
Recognize the problem
Pulse beetles are serious pests of stored pulses like pigeon pea, green gram,
black gram, cowpea and chickpea. The white coloured eggs hatch after 4 to 5
days. The grub makes a hole inside the grain which causes heavy damage. This
reduces the quality as well as market prices. Adults are 4.5 mm long and heart
shaped.
Background...

plantwise.org

Chemical control of the soya bean scale in hot peppers


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Barbados
,
October
2012
Chemical Control of the Soya bean Scale in Hot Peppers
Recognize the problem
The soya bean scale has a light orange body, black legs and a white cottony
sac sticking out of the body (2/3 to 3/4 inch long). During the dry season they
can multiply rapidly and can quickly destroy a crop if left uncontrolled.
Seedlings are highly susceptible to attack and growth...

plantwise.org

Pigeon pea pod borer


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
India
,
November
2012
Pigeon Pea Pod Borer
Recognize the problem
The pod borer is a major pest of pigeon pea. Its population directly affects the
yield. Infestation starts from 90 days after sowing. The females lay eggs in all
parts of the plant. The eggs are yellowish and shiny. It feeds on leaves at the
initial stage and then later on the pods. The larva thrusts its head inside the...

plantwise.org

Sesame phyllody


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
India
,
November
2012
Sesame Phyllody
Recognize the problem
A plant affected by sesame phyllody bears clusters of leaves and a malformed
flower at the tip. Plants looks like a witches broom. In severe infection, the
entire flower shoot is replaced by short twisted leaves closely arranged on a
stem with abnormal branches bending downwards.
Background
This disease is caused by...

plantwise.org

Mimosa diplotricha


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Vietnam
,
March
2016
Mimosa diplotricha
Recognize the problem
Family: Fabaceae (pea family)
Common names:
Giant sensitive plant
, creeping sensitive plant, nila grass, tropical
blackberry.
Vietnamese
: Trinh nữ móc.
Annual, biennial or evergreen, scrambling, climbing, strongly branched shrub, forming
dense thickets
2

3
(–
6
) m tall; woody at the base with age;...

plantwise.org

Pigeon pea storage pests


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Uganda
,
July
2006
Pigeon pea storage pests
Recognize the problem
In storage, pigeon pea is attacked by small black beetles, which look like very
much like weevils. If these beetles are not checked, they feed and multiply
rapidly in storage by boring seeds and chewing on the seed. The little beetles
can destroy almost all of the grain in a store.
Background
Dry grain is more...

plantwise.org

Exotic pest alert: giant African snail


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Exotic Pest Alert: Giant African snail
April 2015 Primefact 1394 1st edition
Plant Biosecurity and Product Integrity, Orange
Giant African snail (Achatina fulica) is an exotic
plant pest not established on Australia’s
mainland
This snail is a serious threat to Australia’s
environment
If found it must be reported promptly to the
Exotic Plant Pest Hotline 1800 084 881
Giant African snail
Giant African snail (GAS) is one of the world’s...

dpi.nsw.gov.au

Nematodes against bean fly in cowpea and bean


Beneficial nematodes against weevils in beans


Good nematodes against grubs in beans & peas


UC Management Guidelines for Botrytis Bunch Rot on Grape


BestBet WinterPulsesSouth2014


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‘Best Bet’ IPM strategy  Decision making for insect management in grain crops (ipmworkshops.com.au)         Last revised October 2014  Winter pulse pests – Southern region   
Post harvest, pre‐sowing 
Establishment ‐vegetative
Flowering ‐maturity
Aphid vectors and 
virus source Control green bridge (in 
fallows) 
 
Sow virus‐free seed 
 
Sowing into standing stubble 
may reduce aphid landing. Assess riskof aphid outbreak. 
High risk when: 
...

ipmguidelinesforgrains.com.au

mac growing guide Part3


Cover Crops for Sustainable Crop Rotations


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06/15
CONTENTS
This bulletin is a companion to
SARE’s Cover Crop Topic Room, an
online collection of select, mostly
SARE-based resources on cover
crops. Information is available at
www.SARE.org/Cover-Crops on
the following topics:
Selection and ManageMent
econoMicS
eStabliShMent
no-till
Soil and Fertility
ManageMent
Water ManageMent
PeSt ManageMent
croP rotationS
MiScellaneouS
SARE’s Topic Rooms contain
dozens of publications, videos and
other...

sare.org

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