Zonate leaf spotCaused by: Gloeocercospora sorghi
Problem Category: Fungal Disease
Symptoms: Concentric or zoned patches of red and purple bands separated by straw colored or tan bands on leaves; spots often occur in a semi-circular pattern along leaf margins; salmon colored spore masses may develop on lesions during periods of wet weather
Comments: Fungus may be able to spread via infested seed; common disease of sorghum during wet weather; fungus also attacks millet speacies
Management: Losses can be reduced by rotating crop and practice of good sanitation by removing crop debris and susceptible weed species from the field
Control: spray 2 times 10% Cowdung+Asafoetida solution in 10 days interval.