India is a major producer, exporter and consumer of chilli. The area and production of chilli in the country is 6.81 lakh ha and 10.09 lakh tonnes. The major states growing chilli in the country are Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal etc. India Contributes about 36 % to the total world production and is leading in terms of international trade, exporting 20 % of its production. Indian Chilli is mainly exported to Bangladesh, Bahrain, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, USA and Middle East.
Thrips, mites, aphids, root grubs and pod borers are the major pests in chilli. Fruit rot & Die back caused by Colletotrichum capsici, bacterial wilt, Bacterial leaf spot, powdery mildew and mosaic disease (caused by virus) are the major diseases of chilli. BioBee India offers Chilli IPM program which is a combination of our Biological Control Agents / Beneficials and compatible chemicals. The program includes Products, Training, Field assistance in pest scouting and recommendation from Chilli expert in BioBee Israel. BioBee Chilli IPM Program can be used for conventional and organic farming of the Chilli.
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