Disease:Bacterial Leaf Spot
incidences in some pepper tracts of the State.
- Manifests as
water soaked lesions on the leaves and leaf margins (Image1).
enlarge, turn dark brown and appear angular to irregular with
a chlorotic halo (Image2).
spreads rapidly resulting in defoliation in moderate to severe
- Wet humid
condition especially during rainy season favours the spread of
- Use disease
free planting materials for raising nursery.
- Collect and
destroy all severely affected and defoliated leaves.
prophylactic measure, spray 1% Bordeaux mixture, twice at 3-4
- If severe,
spray 500 ppm streptomycin sulphate or chloramphenicol
(500mg/L) at 2-3 weeks interval.