Symptoms and Management of Root rot of betel vine
Causal organism: Rhizoctonia solani.
Symptoms of Root rot of betel vine
1. Leaf pale at the primary stage of infection.
2. Then the leaf becomes discoloration and dies.
3. In this time, root shows the red color and split into a small portion.
Control Measures Root rot of betel vine
♦ Remove the affected vines with the roots and burned.
♦ Apply more of soil amendments like neem cake, mustard cake.
♦ Apply Trichoderma compost fertilizer @ 5g/plant.
♦ Treated vine with Provex/Bavistin @ 2g/L of water before planting.
♦ Drench the soil with 0.1% carbendazim.
♦ After founding the disease, spraying Provex/Bavistin @ 2g/L of water on foot of plant near the soil.