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Check the situation of South American tomato leaf borer in Son La

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Published Feb 23, 2024

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The Department of Crop Production and Plant Protection in Son La province, Vietnam, is investigating leaf borers affecting tomato crops. The fall-winter crop of 2023 saw a 15-20% damage rate to leaves, while the spring-summer crop of 2024 has a 1-5% damage rate to leaves and fruits, neither of which affected productivity. The department is implementing measures to prevent South American tomato leaf borers, including regular checks, investigations in key growing areas, and educating farmers on identification and prevention.
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In Son La province, the tomato planting area for the fall-winter crop of 2023 is 122 hectares, including Nova, Bi F1 PN-99, CTV40... varieties, currently in the final stage of harvest. The 2024 spring-summer tomato crop planting area is expected to be 100 hectares, mainly Nova, Heat Resistant F1 T-112, VA390... varieties, currently only planted about 20 hectares, tomato plants are in the growth and development stage. leaf stem. Implementing the work program for the first quarter of 2024, the Department of Crop Production and Plant Protection of Son La province issued Plan No. 33/KH-TTBVTV dated February 19, 2024 on investigating harmful organisms on coffee trees. sour. On February 20, 2024, the Branch sent officers to investigate and understand the situation of leaf borers in Moc Chau, Mai Son, Yen Chau districts, which are the main tomato growing areas in Son La province. On the tomato area in the fall-winter crop of 2023, at the time of the investigation, most of the planted ...
Source: Agriculture
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