Citurs Canker

Citrus Canker

    A serious disease in acid limes caused by gram negative bacterium. The symptoms on the plants comprise water soaked patches appearing on all the parts, and finally ending in necrotic brown corky tissue. The disease spreads with the aid of leaf miner, rains and even wind.
    No effective control
    • Controlling the leaf miner reduces the spread.
    • Pruning diseased parts and spraying Bordeaux Mixture may be of some use.
    • Streptomycin sulphate 500ppm or Streptocycline on new flushes will give effective control.

Last modified: Wednesday, 2 May 2012, 6:39 AM