Millet Cercospora Leaf Spot

  • Symptome

  • Auslöser

  • Biologische Behandlung

  • Chemische Behandlung

  • Präventive Maßnahmen

Millet Cercospora Leaf Spot

Cercospora penniseti

Pilz


Auf einen Blick

  • Small, dark and oval lesions on leaves and stems.
  • Black and raised dots develop on these lesions.

betroffene Kulturen:

Hirse

Symptome

Small, dark and oval lesions with grey centers appear on leaves and stem. On these lesions black and raised dots develop.

Auslöser

High temperatures and high humidity favor the disease. The fungus is spread by wind and rain. It survives in crop residues and on alternative hosts like weeds. Yield losses are mostly small.

Biologische Behandlung

There is no alternative treatment for this disease. Implement preventive measures to reduce the risk of infection in subsequent growing seasons.

Chemische Behandlung

No chemical treatment is needed for this disease. Implement preventive measures to reduce the risk of infection in subsequent growing seasons.

Präventive Maßnahmen

Plant more resilient varieties.,Control weeds.,Implement crop rotation.,Maintain good field hygiene - remove or burn any plant residues.