Utkarsh Melon Fly Bactrocera Cucurbitae Pheromone Lure for Catching Fruit Fly of Gourds, Melons, Pumpkin, Cucumber, Tomato, Zucchini, Beans and Other Crops with Eco or Glass Trap
|Scientific Name||Bactrocera Cucurbitae Pheromone Lure|
|Mode of Action||Attractant pheromone|
|Active Ingredient||Methyl eugenol & Cue lure|
|Dosage||1000 mg per dispenser / lure|
|Product Description||Met pet pouch containing Methyl eugenol and Cue lure loaded in wood-block / Porous PP block.|
|Active Life||Up to 3 months (depending on climatic conditions)|
|Shelf Life||2 years if stored according to the standard protocol.|
Utkarsh Melon Fly Lure is intended for use as an attractant of Melon fly (Bactrocera Cucurbitae) in the cultivation of many crops such as cucumbers, gherkin gourds such as bottle, ridge, bitter, snake gourds etc., melons, pumpkins, tomatoes, watermelon, zucchini etc., in order to trap them for monitoring and mass trapping. This is found to reduce the intensity of pest incidence, leading to a reduction in crop damage, thereby improving the yield/output quality.
The Active Ingredient blend of Methyl eugenol and Cue lure is a potent aggregation attractant for males and females of Bactrocera Cucurbitae. This liquid formulation @ 1000 mg is loaded in a wood block/ porous pp block, which is then placed in Harmony FF traps in the field.
- Place the Lure/Dispenser in the trap lure holder and place the trap at various locations in the field. Traps should ideally be placed in shaded areas.
- Recommended to use one lure of Utkarsh Melon Fly per trap. One Utkarsh Melon Fly lure would last up to 75-90 days depending upon climatic conditions.
- The trapping density should be adequate to manage pest infestation. The recommended trap density is 40-50 traps per hectare for mass trapping and 8-10 traps per hectare for monitoring.
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