Prevention of Fusarium Wilt in Gram

Wilt in chickpea (Gram) caused by Fusarium oxysporum fungi. Warm and humid environment is favourable for it. the prevention of the disease, the following precautions have to be taken.
• Conserved soil moisture during Monsoon.
• Level up after deep ploughing (6-7 inch).
• Use disease-free seed.
• Avoid sowing when temperatures are high.
• Follow 6-year crop rotations.
• Grow resistant varieties.
• Seed treatment with carbendazim 3 g /kg,
• Avoid sowing when temperatures are high. Sown in second and third week of October.
• Irrigation in November-December.

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