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Cultural Management of Rice thrips
- Flooding to submerge the infested field for 2 days as a cultural control practice is very effective against the rice thrips
Chemical Management of Rice thrips
- Chemical control should be practiced if the ETL is > 25% of leaves with damage, or 10 leaves per hill damaged
- Sufficient thin film of water should be maintained in the nursery before granular application
- Application of phorate 10 G @ 75g or carbofuron 3 G @ 1.25kg / seed bed (300 sq mt area) followed by light irrigation.
Field management of insect pests of rice - A ready reckoner. Technical Bulletin No.46, Directorate of Rice Research, Rajendranagar