Chemical Control of Wilt in Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.)
Ajay Kumar Singh
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Jakhdhar, (GBPUA&T, Pantnagar) Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, 246439, India
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Jakhdhar, G.B.Pant Univ.of Agric. &Technology, Pantnagar, Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand-246439.
International Journal of Horticulture, 2012, Vol. 2, No. 2 doi: 10.5376/ijh.2012.02.0002
Received: 07 Dec., 2012 Accepted: 14 Dec., 2012 Published: 25 Dec., 2012
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Ajay K.S. and Shashi K., 2012, Chemical Control of Wilt in Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.), International Journal of Horticulture, 2(2): 5-6 (doi: 10.5376/ijh.2012.02.0002)
Tomato wilt is dread disease of vegetable in the warm humid subtropical and temperate regions in the world and thus causes heavy loss (10%~90%) in yield. The effective control of wilt can be done by seed treatment with Thiram 75 WDP before sowing followed by 10 minute dipping of seedlings roots in 0.3% solution of Carbendazim 50 WP before transplanting and plant roots drenched with Copper oxychloride 50 WP @ 0.3 % solution+0.01 % Streptomycin solution one month after transplanting.
Tomato wilt; Chemical treatment; Thiram 75 WDP; Carbendazim 50 WP; Copper oxychloride 50 WP
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