Cost-effective solutions for ameliorating challenging sandy soils will be the topic of a presentation by CSIRO scientist Rick Llewellyn, while Grant Hollaway from Agriculture Victoria will offer a heads-up outlook for seasonal risks in 2019, including cereal foliar diseases, rhizoctonia and crown rot
The two main diseases are Stem Nematode and Crown Rot
Consider planting rhizome at an angle to help combat potential crown rot
problems, most often found in poorly drained soils.
However, the farming venture has not been without challenges including battling a myriad fungal diseases such as Die Back, Furasium Wilt, woodiness virus, scab, root and crown rot
and collar rot.
One of the main diseases seriously impacting bell pepper yields is root and crown rot
caused by Phytophthora capsici.
cause seedling damping off, root and crown rot
, leaf spots, stem lesions, foliar blight and fruit rot (Chowdappa, 2015).
* Cold climates cause crown rot
, root rot and plant die.
Thus, this study was carried out to confirm the antagonistic ability of the non phytopathogenic fungi associated with crown rot
of guava which could further lead to their utilization as biological control agents against phytopathogenic fungi.
To preserve moisture, prevent weeds, and to keep the roots cool, the entire bowl is completely covered with straw (mulch) to about 6 inches away from the trunk to avoid crown rot
Some of the fungi discussed include, soft rot, blue mold, and crown rot
. The material is intended for small to large scale farmers, students studying agriculture, or those in the storage or packing field.
In banana fruits, higher crown rot
severity caused by F.
musae is also the causal agent of crown rot
, stem-end rot and blossom-end rot in bananas (Sangeetha et al., 2010).