Many people like gardening at balcony, and it’s easy to learn why. Growing your own flowers, herbs, and veggies may be a fulfilling activity that makes you feel accomplished and satisfied. There are many tips and methods to help you get the most out of your gardening efforts, whether you are an experienced gardener or are just getting started. We’ll provide you some helpful home gardening advice in this post to get you started on your gardening adventure. These suggestions can assist you in quickly growing a wholesome and fruitful garden, from picking the ideal area to harvesting your plants at the ideal moment.
If you also cultivate apples, then you need to pay more attention to your crop at this time. There are many types of diseases and pests in apple gardening. Scab disease is also one of these. This is one of the most fatal diseases affecting apple crop. If apple farmers do not take measures in time to save the crop from its outbreak, it can engulf the entire orchard. Its direct effect can be seen on apple production. According to the experts, control of scab should be done in the initial stage itself.
If you also cultivate apples, then you need to pay more attention to your crop at this time. There are many types of diseases and pests in apple gardening. Scab disease is also one of these. This is one of the most fatal diseases affecting apple crop. If apple farmers do not take measures in time to save the crop from its outbreak, it can engulf the entire orchard.
Its direct effect can be seen on apple production. According to experts, scab should be controlled at an early stage. Today we are going to give you complete information about scab disease in apple cultivation. Along with this, we will tell you what are its symptoms and how by controlling the disease, farmers can earn good profit without any loss.
Why does scab disease occur? (Why is there scab disease?)
According to horticulture experts, change in weather only increases the risk of scab disease on apples. In such a situation, farmers and gardeners should be alert during the change of weather. Apple plants should be sprayed from time to time as per need. During the rains, the leaves of apple get moldy due to which the risk of scab increases.
Symptoms of scab disease
Scab disease of apple is a kind of fungus. This disease infects fruits and leaves. Large size spots appear on fruits and leaves. Due to the onset of the disease, the lower part of the leaves of the apple turns brown and its effect gradually starts affecting the fruit as well. This is the reason why spots appear on apples. Sometimes these spots are also seen in brown and black color. Due to this disease, along with the leaves, the development of fruits also does not take place properly.
How to do crop protection from scab disease
Spraying of Captan, Dodine and Macozeb in orchards is recommended by experts to control scab disease. Gardeners should prepare a solution of 600 grams of Captan in 200 liters of water and sprinkle it on the plants.
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Also, dissolve 600 grams of Macojeb in 200 liters of water and sprinkle it on the crop. Mixing 200 grams of Dodine in 200 liters of water can also be sprayed. Along with this, farmers and gardeners should use fungicides on time to protect crops from scab disease and do not allow weeds to grow in gardens.
English Summary: Crop management apple scab disease can ruin the entire crop know about symptoms and prevention methods Published on: 15 July 2020, 02:07 IST
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