Phytophthora root rotCaused by: Phytophthora megasperma
Problem Category: Fungal Disease
Symptoms: Leaves of plants turning yellow and drying out; decaying roots; small brown lesions on roots which enlarge and create necrotic patches; lesions may girdle stem
Comments: Favors warm, wet soil
Management: Varieties with resistance to the disease are available in most areas where root rot is a problem
Control: spray 2 times 10% Cowdung+Asafoetida solution in 10 days interval.