Soft rot

Caused by: Erwinia carotovora
Problem Category: Bacterial Disease
Symptoms: Small water-soaked lesions near base of petioles which become soft, sunken and brown
Comments: Bacteria thrive in oxygen depleted plant tissue; disease emergence requires long periods of water saturated soil; bacteria enter plants through wounds
Management: Control relies on the avoidance of conditions conducive to bacterial infection: plant coriander in well-draining soils; allow plants to dry before irrigating again; avoid wounding plants during harvest to prevent pst harvest development of disease; disinfect all equipment regularly
Control: spray 2 times 10% Cowdung+Asafoetida solution in 10 days interval to control the rot symptoms
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