Damping off disease is also known as Galka disease in different regions. The outbreak of this disease is more in tomato plants in nursery. Apart from tomato, many crops like brinjal, chilli, capsicum, etc. are affected by this disease. Due to this disease small plants are destroyed in the nursery itself. See the symptoms of Galka disease and the measures to save small tomato plants from this disease from here.
cause of disease
This disease is caused by soil borne fungi like Alternaria, Fusarium, etc.
The outbreak of this disease increases in high temperature.
symptom of disease
The germination of the seed is hindered due to disease.
The sown seed rots.
Even if the seed has germinated, its symptoms are clearly visible on the leaves and stem of the plants.
Small black spots appear on the upper part of the leaves.
As the disease progresses, the leaves turn yellow and dry up.
The stem and root of the plants rot.
To avoid this disease, treat with 2 grams of Trichoderma viridi per kilogram of seed.
Apart from this, 3 grams per kg of seed can also be treated with Carbendazim 50% or Bavistin.
Apart from this, 2 grams per kg of seed can also be treated with Captan 75 WP.
Prepare a solution by mixing 100 grams of Trichoderma in 10 liters of water. Soak the roots in this solution for 10 minutes before transplanting the plants in the main field. With this, tomato plants can be saved from wet rot disease in the main field also.
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By treating the seeds with the medicines mentioned in this post, tomato plants can be saved from gall disease. If you found this information necessary, then like this post and also share it with other farmers. Ask us your questions related to this through comments.
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