Millet Cercospora Leaf Spot

Disease

Millet Cercospora Leaf Spot

Cercospora penniseti

fungi

In a Nutshell

    Small, dark and oval lesions on leaves and stemsBlack and raised dots develop on these lesions

Hosts: %1$s

· Millet

Symptoms

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

Trigger

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.

Biological Control

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

Chemical Control

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

Preventive Measures

    Plant more resilient varietiesControl weedsImplement crop rotationMaintain good field hygiene - remove or burn any plant residues




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