Management Practices of Diseases and Insect Pest in Marigold and Gladiolus Flower in Punjab State, India

Amrit Singh

Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

Lakhwinder Kaur *

Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

Ranjit Singh

Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Gladiolus and marigold being important commercial flowers are fetching high returns to the growers in national and international markets. The occurrence of diseases and insect pest attack in devastating form, has become a limiting its production. The present study was planned with objective to study management of common diseases and insect pest in marigold and gladiolus flower. A total of 80 farmers were selected for this study. Data were collected personally with the help of interview schedule. The findings revealed that 55 percent of the respondents adopted recommended fungicide to control disease in marigold and all the respondents treated the corms before planting in gladiolus. Also 10 and 15 percent of the respondents used recommended pesticides in marigold and gladiolus to control the attack of insect-pest respectively.

Keywords: Marigold, gladiolus, diseases, insects, management


How to Cite

Singh , A., Kaur , L., & Singh , R. (2023). Management Practices of Diseases and Insect Pest in Marigold and Gladiolus Flower in Punjab State, India. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 13(10), 2017–2022. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijecc/2023/v13i102860

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