Mango pests and their control
Although it can appear on any type of plant as long as the right conditions are present, powdery mildew affects certain species more. These are the plants most vulnerable to powdery mildew:If some of your plants have this problem, either in the garden or in the orchard, take note because below we give you the keys on how to combat powdery mildew with home and ecological remedies.
Thank you very much for the information. I think one of the zucchini plants in my garden is affected by powdery mildew. I am going to remove it because it is already pochita but I have picked two beautiful zucchini. And I would like to know if they can be eaten even if the plant is sick.
Thank you for the excellent advice for the healing and treatment of plants, they are very useful to me. I have no orchard or garden, but I make an effort with the pots that I can take care of in my apartment. Greetings.
Mango diseases and their control
It is one of the most important diseases attacking mango and one of those that produce the greatest postharvest losses. In the initial stage of the disease, it produces a decrease in quality due to black spots on the fruit. However, when the disease progresses, it can affect the texture and flavor of the pulp.
Environmental humidity is the main trigger for anthracnose. Rainfall and high humidity are necessary for infection and disease development. However, with dew, the critical period for infection is already fulfilled. Latent infections, accumulated during fruit development, are responsible for post-harvest anthracnose. Postharvest treatments focus on this type of infection as the main source of postharvest deterioration.
* Pre-harvest management of anthracnose is based on: i) plantation sanitation (eliminating sources of inoculum); and ii) application of 1 or 2 sprays of foliar fungicides from flowering onwards (protection of the flower and early fruit development).
Oidium on mango
I don’t know whether to uproot and replace the ones that are drying out or if the soil is infected because we have no idea what it is, to see if someone has more information and could shed some light on the subject.
I have bought a piece of land where there are several mango trees, as far as we know it has been neglected for a long time and at present the leaves of the trees are yellowing and parts of them are dry.
I hope you can help me with my mango tree that has had some spots on the leaves a few weeks ago…I am sending you the link with the pictures. It is almost certainly a fungus but so far the fungicide I am using has not given me any results.
I have a mango germinated in the fridge in April, during all last winter I was indoors and only when the temperatures got over 20C it went out to the balcony. It spent the summer in a thousand wonders. The last sprout of leaves that it gave had a very light green color in comparison to the previous ones, and now all the leaves have started to turn brown; the temperature has not gone down yet and if there is a cold day it comes back inside. What could it be? Can someone help me? I gave it iron but nothing is happening, it is my favorite plant, can I save it?
Mango diseases photos
This fungus, also known as powdery mildew, blanquilla, white mold or ash, is very widespread geographically and many species can be affected by it. The causal agent of powdery mildew on mango is the fungus Oidium mangiferae Berthet and the main symptom it causes is the appearance of white mycelial spots with a powdery appearance on leaves, fruits and flower panicles.
The flowering season is the most sensitive to powdery mildew infection. This is due to the fact that the most suitable conditions for the development of this disease occur with temperatures between 10 and 31ºC and a relative humidity of 60-90%, parameters that generally occur during flowering.
It is necessary to be especially careful during this period, and to bear in mind that the spread of powdery mildew in mango is carried by the spores of the fungus, which can be transported over long distances by the wind very quickly.
Contact fungicide that exerts a preventive and curative action against different diseases, such as monilia, botrytis, scab and powdery mildew. In the specific case of mango, it is registered for the prevention of powdery mildew, making it one of the few products on the market to treat this problem.