Fungi on plants you should know

Fungi on plants you should know

Many plant diseases are caused by fungi. Parasites are organisms that weaken and kill their host and are sometimes difficult to control. The fungi in indoor plants and grown under glass can be controlled by variations in temperature, ventilation, and risk for the plant recovers. However, this is more difficult to achieve in the yard, but you avoid ponding and […]

How to treat anthracnose?

How to treat anthracnose?

These spots expand and produce defoliation of branches and drought fruit, causing their death. This disease is caused by various types of fungi (Discula, Septoria, Venturia, Phyllosticta, Marssonina, and Colletotrichum) and affects fruit and forest trees, grasses, and vegetables. The best way to prevent the presence of Anthracnose is by doing an excellent clean soil material where the spores to […]

How to prevent rust?

How to prevent rust?

It may occur particularly in the aerial zone of plants such as fruits, stems, leaves, and flowers. The main cause is moisture or excess water. This disease is caused by two fungi: Puccinia and Melampsora and generally occurs in shrubs, trees, vegetables, fruit trees and vegetables. Usually it distinguished by the presence of a brownish or reddish lumps in the […]

What is mosaic virus?

What is mosaic virus?

Solanaceae such as potato, tomato, eggplant, and peppers, among other herbaceous or woody plants. It can also affect legumes, vegetables, and vegetables, like onions, beans, celery and soy, and so on. Notably was the first discovered virus, although since the late 19th century until 1930, it was known that there was an infectious disease that damaged crops snuff and tomato, […]

Tips to control the wire worm

Tips to control the wire worm

Its scientific name is Agriotes spp, although these names commonly know it: wireworm, alambrillo, doradilla, orovivo, brad, and so on. This pest threatens the quality of the harvest, and this causes impacting negatively on the value of production. The longevity of beetle larvae can live up to four years and usually develop in moist soil, so it affects the beans, […]

What is botrytis and how to control it?

What is botrytis and how to control it?

One of the causes of the appearance of botrytis is moisture since it is essential for their development. This means that when higher the level of moisture in the atmosphere, the more likely it will have your plants get this fungus. Ideal for botrytis round between 17 and 25 ° C temperature display, but can also occur at much higher […]