Phytophthora blightCaused by: Phytophthora caspsici
Problem Category: Fungal Disease
Symptoms: Black lesions on stems; wilting plant; circular gray-brown lesions on leaves; dark lesions on fruit which may be covered in white sporangia.
Comments: Disease highly water dependent and spores can be spread by water splash; disease can move root to root to infect a row of plants.
Management: Plant disease free transplants; manage water carefully as pathogen depends on water for survival; rotate crops; apply appropriate fungicide.
Control: spray 2 times Cowdung+Asafoetida solution in 10 days interval.