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XSGrowth Home FAQ Soft Gourd Plant at Our Home

Soft Gourd Plant at Our Home

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Q: We have a soft gourd plant at our home which gives flowers but does not give the vegetable. It's flowers also keep falling off. It is a kind request that you please tell us about this disease and it's cure. - S...

A: The population of blister beetles is very high these days. They destroy the flowers and flower buds. Spray Decis 0.5 ml diluted in a litre of water or Malathion 1.5-2.0 ml in 1 litre of water. Give waiting period of 7 days in case of Decis, however, Malathion sprayed crop can be harvested 5 days after spraying. - Dr. MP Srivastava



Dismayed at the growing concrete jungle in Gurgaon and mindful of horrors of global warming, Dr. Srivastava has since started a movement of sorts by planting saplings of Peepal and Neem in the Millenium City. His group is called APPAN (Awareness Promotion for Peepal and Neem).

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