Management of Early Blight in Potato

Management of early blight in Potato:-

  • Diseased plant parts should be destroyed properly, Avoid irrigation in cool cloudy weather and time irrigation to allow plants time to dry before nightfall.
  • Maintain good soil fertility and crop vigor, Harvest when skin is mature to avoid bruising and in turn infection of tubers.
  • Spray 2 gm Mancozeb 75 WP + 10 gm urea per litre of water at 15 days interval when symptoms start or Carbendazim 12%+ Mancozeb 63% WP @ 50 Gm/15 litre water or Copper oxychloride 50% WP@ 50 Gm/ 15 litre water.

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