Disease Management

  • Govind Singh Saharan
  • Naresh Mehta
  • Prabhu Dayal Meena


To manage downy mildew of crucifers, no single method or approach is considered feasible, effective, environmentally safe, and economical. It is always essential to integrate the available methods for disease control/management. Various practices like cultural practices, seed treatment, use of resistant varieties, biological control, soil treatment, and compost treatment with an application of fungicides at the time of disease appearance have been advocated. Downy mildew of crucifers can be managed effectively under field conditions using integrated disease management strategy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Govind Singh Saharan
    • 1
  • Naresh Mehta
    • 1
  • Prabhu Dayal Meena
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Plant PathologyCCS Haryana Agricultural UniversityHisarIndia
  2. 2.ICAR-Directorate of Rapeseed Mustard ResearchBharatpurIndia

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