Management of Root Knot Nematodes in Tomato

Root Knot Nematode in Tomato:-

Damage:-

  • The nematode attacks the roots and produces tiny galls.
  • The infested plants show symptoms of withering and wilting of leaves.
  • The block the movement of nutrients and water in the plant system and subjected to wilt and finally leads to death.
  • Growth of the plant is stunted fruiting capacity adversely affected.
  • Yellow of the foliage and wilting of the upper leaves occurs.

Control:-

  • Use resistant varieties.
  • Do use deep summer ploughing to control root-knot nematode.
  • Neem cake at the rate 80 Kg/Acre should be applied for effective control.
  • Carbofuran 3G at the rate 8 kg/acre should be applied as soil treatment.
  • Paecilomyces lilacinus-1% WP @ 10 g / kg seed for seed treatment, 50 gm / meter sq Nursery Treatment, 2.5 to 5 kg/ Hectare Soil application.

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Management of Root Knot Nematodes in Tomato

  • Use resistant varieties.
  • Do use deep summer plowing to control root-knot nematode.
  • Neem cake at the rate of 80 Kg/Acre should be applied for effective control.
  • Carbofuran 3G at the rate of 8 kg/acre should be applied as a soil treatment.
  • Paecilomyces lilacinus-1% WP @ 10 g / kg seed for seed treatment, 50 gm / meter sq Nursery Treatment, 2 to 3 kg/ acre Soil application.

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Root-Knot Nematode in Tomato

Damage:-

  • The nematode attacks the roots and produces tiny galls.
  • The infected plants show symptoms of withering and wilting of leaves.
  • The block the movement of nutrients and water in the plant system and subjected to wilt and finally leads to death.
  • The growth of the plant is stunted fruiting capacity adversely affected.
  • Yellow of the foliage and wilting of the upper leaves occurs.

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How to Control Root-Knot Nematode in Tomato

  • Use resistant varieties.
  • Do use deep summer plowing to control root-knot nematode.
  • Neem cake at the rate of 80 Kg/Acre should be applied for effective control.
  • Carbofuran 3G at the rate of 8 kg/acre should be applied as a soil treatment.
  • Paecilomyces lilacinus-1% WP @ 10 g / kg seed for seed treatment, 50 gm / meter sq Nursery Treatment, 2.5 to 5 kg/ Hectare Soil application.

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Root-Knot Nematode in Tomato

Damage:-

  • The nematode attacks the roots and produces tiny galls.
  • The infected plants show symptoms of withering and wilting of leaves.
  • It blocks the movement of nutrients and water in the plant system and subjected to wilt and finally leads to death.
  • The growth of the plant is stunted by fruiting capacity adversely affected.
  • Yellow of the foliage and wilting of the upper leaves occurs.

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Root knot nematode of coriander

  • Infected roots are formed by nodules and indeterminate shape.
  • For its control-Select healthy and disease-free seeds.
  • Clean the machines and tools being used in the field.
  • Properly manage the weed in the coriander crop.
  • Before sowing the coriander, plough the farm deeper and leave the farm open in summer.
  • When the infection occurs on the plant, then apply biological control of Paecilomyces lilacinus @ 2-4 kg per acre from drip irrigation.

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Control measures of root-knot nematode in watermelon

  • The female deposits eggs in or on the roots, or in decaying root debris.
  • The juveniles hatch from the eggs and move toward root tips or minor wounds. They feed on root tissue.
  • The nematode attacks the roots and produces tiny galls.
  • The infested plants show symptoms of withering and wilting of leaves.
  • They block the movement of nutrients and water in the plant system and subjected to wilt and finally leads to death.
  • Growth of the plant is stunted and fruiting capacity adversely affected.
  • Yellowing of the foliage and wilting of the upper leaves occurs.
  • Do use deep summer ploughing and soil solarization to control root-knot nematode.
  • Neem cake @ 200kg/ha for effective control.
  • Use Paecilomyces Lilacinus 1 % wp Mix 2 – 4 kg per acre in 50 kg well rotten Fym/compost/vermicompost/field soil and then incorporate in the field at the time of field preparation, sowing/transplanting. for effective control of Root-knot nematodes infection.

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