Wooly Affide attack in the apple orchard in Shimla – attack on wool aphids in Shimla’s apple orchards

Rohru wool aphid pests have attacked the apple orchards as the temperature rises. This has heightened concern among gardeners. This parasitic pest infestation damages both plants and fruits. According to the gardeners, the pest infestation in the gardens increases after the weather change. This disease is spreading rapidly in most of the apple-growing orchards.
Wool aphid infestation worsens the fruit and bark bundles in apple plants. Apart from that, the leaves and new beams of the tree are also damaged. Horticultural experts can also find information about the infection of woolly aphids in many places. If the disease progresses it can also adversely affect yields. However, to avoid this disease, gardeners should only spray pesticides on the recommendation of experts.
What is wool aphid?
Woolly aphid occurs when the white matter, like cotton wool or snowflake, freezes on apple branches. Deep red and brown small insects collect in it. Woolly aphid pests suck up the sap from the bark, trunk and branches of the tree. This causes clumps to form in the plant. Nowadays, in winter, the pest reaches the leaves, rabbits and roots of the plant. In winter, the insect damages the roots of the plant. This also stops the plant from growing. Damage to the insurance reduces the ability to bear fruit.
Advice from horticultural experts
Dr. Narendra Kayath, responsible for the Rohru Horticultural Center and horticultural expert, says the aphid pest has thirteen generations in one year. Small insects leave behind a white cotton-like substance within 24 hours of being born. The insect stays in its cycle of protection. Chemical management is the right way to prevent it. He suggested the gardener spray the chemical according to the expert’s recommendations for prevention. Also, remove damaged new branches from the woolly aphid.

Rohru wool aphid pests have attacked the apple orchards as the temperature rises. This has heightened concern among gardeners. This parasitic pest infestation damages both plants and fruits. According to the gardeners, the pest infestation in the gardens increases after the weather change. This disease is spreading rapidly in most of the apple-growing orchards.

Wool aphid infestation worsens the fruit and bark bundles in apple plants. Apart from that, the leaves and new beams of the tree are also damaged. Horticultural experts can also find information about the infection of woolly aphids in many places. If the disease progresses it can also adversely affect yields. However, to avoid this disease, gardeners should only spray pesticides on the recommendation of experts.

What is wool aphid?

Woolly aphid occurs when the white matter, like cotton wool or snowflake, freezes on apple branches. Deep red and brown small insects collect in it. Woolly aphid pests suck up the sap from the bark, trunk and branches of the tree. This causes clumps to form in the plant. Nowadays, in winter, the pest reaches the leaves, rabbits and roots of the plant. In winter, the insect damages the roots of the plant. This also stops the plant from growing. Damage to insurance reduces the ability to bear fruit.

Advice from horticultural experts

Dr. Narendra Kayath, responsible for the Rohru Horticultural Center and horticultural expert, says the aphid pest has thirteen generations in one year. Small insects leave behind a white cotton-like substance within 24 hours of being born. The insect stays in its cycle of protection. Chemical management is the right way to prevent it. He suggested the gardener spray the chemical according to the expert’s recommendations for prevention. Also, remove damaged new branches from the woolly aphid.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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