Soluciones Microbianas del Trópico

Cercospora spot

This disease is caused by the fungus Cercospora, and is very common among agricultural crops and garden plants; They can cause severe damage, including poor performance and defoliation.

Cercospora infection was initially presented as a small circular or oval leaves, which become larger over time and may vary in color stains.

Plants commonly affected are beets, carrots and beans, spinach, coffee, corn, eggplant, peppers, tomatoes, rice and cotton. Garden plants and grass lawn can also contract the disease.

RECOMMENDATIONS:
• Acquire good planting material with phytosanitary quality in nurseries registered by the ICA.
• Ongoing monitoring to detect in a timely manner diseased trees.
• Remove dead trees and debris such as logs or stumps.
• VACCINE applied to the ground, antagonistic microorganisms such as fungi´s complex Trichoderma, in the initial stages of crops.

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