Arecanut saplings dying


#1

Hi all
I had planted few arecanut saplings 2 months back, they are now dying one by one like this please help


#2

HI Khanna,
i hope you have found an expert who will guide you on this by now. first question, have you given adequate water to the saplings? have you planted a shading tree? Arecanut is a water loving tree which needs to be taken care in the first few years


#3

Hi,

These are clear symptoms of leaf eating caterpillar and shoot borer.

You need to treat it immediately by following methods -

  1. Drench with trichoderma viride with P solubilizing bacteria. This will strengthen the roots and prevent fungal attack at root zone.

  2. Apply carbofuran to fight with shoot borer.

You can contact LeanAgri - www.leanagri.com. They can do an entire analysis of your soil and provide season long support for your farm.

Regards
Siddharth
Technology Solutions For Farmers
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