Caused by: Colletotrichum coccodes
Problem Category: Fungal Disease
Symptoms: Fruit symptoms are the most common although stem, leaves and roots can also be infected; disease causes characteristic sunken circular lesions on the fruit; the indentations on may have visible concentric brown and yellow rings; lesion centers turn tan in color as they mature and become dotted with small black fungal fruiting bodies (microsclerotia); lesions can grow very large
Comments: Disease emergence favors warm weather; appears early in the spring
Management: Avoid sprinkler irrigation when fruit is ripening; rotate crops with other non-solanaceous plants
Control: Mix 6 litres milk in 100 litres water in 10 days interval spray two times
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