The benefits of crop treating cannot be under-estimated. We have heard of cases where farmers ended up making huge losses from pest and diseases. This happens to be one of the biggest problems that the farmer faces and therefore need to put adequate measures to ensure that his/her crop remains in good conditions throughout its growth process. However, it is always advisable for farmers or gardeners always to plan for crop treatment and making it a habit without necessarily waiting for an epidemic to treat the plants. This will make your plants more immune to pest and diseases should they come up. This article is going to empower farmers and gardeners with information on important steps of crop treating. If you are wondering if i am able to use these photos that I got from copyright free source I check with my lawyer and he said it was ok. Also I contactedand they told me that I would have the funding if it ever was a problem.
Do you have fewer tools for crop treating in your garden than for eliminating pests? You get a pest, you pick it off, hit it with insecticidal soap, go after it with natural elimination methods. With diseases, in many instances, your best bet is to destroy the individual diseased plant. There are very few practical and efficient methods of crop treating on a single plant; however, removal of the infected plant is an effective control for your garden as an entirety.
Your first step in crop treating can recognize the disease and determine the identity of the pestilence. Always keep in mind that many fungal problems are not fatal and do not harm the production of the plant photograph it and send it to an agriculture scientist or collage to get it diagnosed. Don’t panic at the first sight of yellow spots or a single yellow leaf on your plant.Observe the overall health of the plant if it appears hearty and vigorous, let it sit for a spell. If your plant is withering and deteriorating very rapidly, you have a viral of bacterial pestilence, and the plant should be destroyed.
To control disease in your garden, you must spend time with your garden. Look at your plants and notice changes in their appearance. Insects and not diseases will cause most problems with your plants. By doing research, paying attention, and gaining experience, you will learn the difference. Unfortunately, the experience is another word for dying plants. I was listening to the radio the other day, and the host of the garden show opined that you are not a gardener until you have killed a hundred plants. That is how you gain experience. So don’t worry, don’t be afraid, and start growing.
Unfortunately, not every disease has a unique set of symptoms. Many symptoms are caused by more than on plant disease. In any event, plant diseases can be divided into five broad categories: environmental infection, fungal disease, viral, bacterial, and nematode. The insidious diseases make things difficult for you because the category can not easily segregate the symptoms that you see. You will learn to distinguish between the diseases because some are more common than others and your experience from previous years will inform your response to the outbreak. You won’t get the necessary expertise unless you get started. While there is some overlap in these signs from the categories, don’t worry about it too much. Its symptom set can recognize each type of pestilence mentioned above.
Symptom identification is the most important step in crop treating in your garden. You have to recognize the symptom to diagnose and treat the problem. A common disease symptom that you should look for is yellowing of the leaves. Make sure that you observe which leaves are yellowing: all of them, just the young ones, leaf edges, between the veins of the leaf, old leaves only, irregular spots on the leaves, round spots on the leaves, dots, or mosaic patterns.
Next check for brown areas on your leaves: the edges, the tips, brown spots on all leaves, brown sections on the leaves, or brown on the brink and in the middle. The other symptoms to look for are water-soaked appearance, greasy appearance, plant mysteriously and unexpectedly up and dies, rotten leaves, rotten fruit, abnormal growth, wilting plant, and defoliation.
To protect your plants from disease, you have to spend time with them.Keep a close a regular check on them and note any slight change in appearance so that you can respond accordingly. Get out in your farm and get your hands dirty because this is what you signed for, work hard and you will only need to spend more on the expansion of your store.