PEST & DISEASE OF CARROT, CABBAGE, LETTUCE, AND POTATO

PEST & DISEASE OF CARROT, CABBAGE, LETTUCE, AND POTATO

Pest of Carrot Carrot Rust Fly ( Psila rosae ) Carrot Weevil ( Listronotus oregonensis ) Flea Beetle (Systena blanda) Aphids (Willow-carrot aphid) (Cavariella aegopodii ) Disease of Carrot Alternaria Leaf Blight Fungus (Alternaria dauci ) Bacterial Leaf Blight (Xanthomonas campestris ) Black Rot (Alternaria radicina ) Cavity Spot (Pythium spp.) Pest of Carrot 1. Carrot Rust Fly ( Psila…

HYDROPONICS

HYDROPONICS

HYDROPONICS OR SOIL-LESS CULTURE  Generally, crops are cultivated in soil. But continuous cultivation of crops in soil has resulted in poor soil fertility, reduced the opportunities for natural soil fertility build-up by microbes. This situation has to lead to poor yield and quality. Also, conventional crop growing in soil (Open Field Agriculture) is difficult. As…

PEST AND DISEASES OF FAMILY CUCUEBITS

PEST AND DISEASES OF FAMILY CUCUEBITS

Cucurbits are herbaceous annuals or perennials with a storage root and mostly moist vines. These plants grow either prostrate along the ground or climb using tendrils. Plants rarely grow as trees, shrubs, or bushes. The tendrils can grow branched or simple and generated at the petiole base. There are usually four arched filaments coiling with…