Fusarium Solani Wilt of Cucurbits

Fusarium solani f.sp. cucurbitae

Description:

Species Affected:

Cucumber, Marrow, Pumpkin, Rockmelon, Watermelon.

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Management and Control:

Rotate crops with resistant species
Avoid moving soil from infested areas to cropping areas.
Use resistant varieties.
Fumigate severely infested areas.
Apply fungicides from the first sign of disease.
Lemon grass extracts reduce the disease (892).

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