Dry root rot

Caused by: Macrophomina phaseolina
Problem Category: Fungal Disease
Symptoms: Leaves and leaf stems wilting; dark, rotten tap roots; gray fibrous fungal threads on the tap root
Comments: Favors high temperature and low moisture
Management: No fungicides provide effective control of the disease and management therefore relies on cultural practices; utilize adequate plant spacing to avoid overcrowding and competition for water which can promote the disease; crop rotation to a non-host may help reduce the population in the soil
Control: spray 2 times 10% Cowdung+Asafoetida solution in 10 days interval to control the rot symptoms
SKU: 1319 Category: