Asochyta blightCaused by: Asochyta gossypii
Problem Category: Fungal Disease
Symptoms: Brown or gray spots on leaves surrounded by a red halo; elongated red-purple cankers on stems cause the wilting and death of leaves above.
Comments: Disease emergence is favored by cool, wet weather.
Management: Plow crop debris into soil after harvest; crop rotation has little to no effect of control of disease.
Control: spray 2 times 5% Cowdung+Asafoetida solution in 10 days interval.