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Neem oil can be used as a fungicide to cure Powdery Mildew -Fungal disease to plants

 

Powdery mildew is one of the common fungal diseases that occurs to the leaves of the plants. It is a parasite type of fungus, which attacks the green tissue and weakens the strength of a plant mostly seen as a white color which will hover on the leaves.

Initially, this fungus starts at the back of the leaves and slowly spread to the top. Farmers must be watchful in eliminating this fungal disease powdery Mildew. This disease will suck the nutrient efficiency of the affected plant and make the leaves curl and convert the leaf color into white or brownish color.

This fungal disease will spread faster on areas where there is moderate temperature with a high level of humidity. As a farmer you should immediately act as soon as you see that your leaves have been affected by Powdery Mildew disease.

Best solution for curing Powdery Mildew Fungal disease

Powdery Mildew can be cured by spraying neem oil continuously on the affected leaves. Most of the people try a combination of baking soda with Neem oil, and this can produce great results. Neem oil contains fungicidal properties, which will eliminate the Powdery Mildew fungus easily.

The big advantage of using neem oil is it does not have any side effects over plants. It can cure and improve the immunity of plant's growth and stopping the loss of Nutritional efficiency that can happen to the plant because of Powdery Mildew.. Duty of a farmer is to constantly spray neem oil once in at least 5-7 days and as a farmer you should also watch out whether the fungus is still present or try to keep its foot on other leaves.

Neem oil is an organic pesticide, insecticide and also an organic fungicide. Plasma Power Neem oil is the right choice for you in dealing with Powdery Mildew fungal diseases.

Plasma Neem oil is EPA Approved Neem oil has got a minimum level of azadirachtin Extraction contents of 3000ppm.

References:
http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/load/cornucop/msg0715221611038.html
http://hortchat.com/info/powdery-mildew


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Author: Adam Teaser - neem articles


The views expressed by the author are not necessarily those of Plasma Power Private Limited. Reproduction of the articles does not in anyway form an endorsement

 

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