Anthracnose in cucumbers: treatment with drugs and folk remedies

Anthracnose of cucumbers is dangerous because, which is able to attack crops during the entire period of development and vegetation. Vegetables are especially susceptible to the disease, growing in greenhouses or unprotected soil. Except cucumbers, the disease affects most pumpkin plants and leads to the death of half of the entire crop.


The first signs of the disease appear even during the cultivation of seedlings. Depressed spots of brown color appear on the roots of the crop. Usually, anthracnose manifests itself on the leaves. On these organs, the disease makes itself felt in the form of yellow or brown spots. Usually these inclusions are located on the edges of the plates. If the infection is severe, such spots merge into one big one. Usually, the sizes of "spots" are very diverse. Sometimes the spots form a large number of peculiar cracks. Diseased leaves are practically dead.

The defeat of the stems looks like spots on the outside, located on the leaves. Sick shoots usually break, and the infection spreads along the stem. As a result, the entire individual dies.

Affected fruits have long brown spots on their surface, pressed inward. They vary in size. Pathogenic fungus, which is the causative agent of anthracnose, penetrates into soft tissues on 0,3 — 0,4 centimeters.

All painful areas of the fetus are places of localization of fungal spores. Outwardly, they look like pale pink pillows, which merge into a continuous plaque. But they can also be located on the surface of the plant in the form of circles.

The disease manifests itself on plants as a result of damage to individuals by a pathogenic fungal microorganism. It shows signs of vital activity within temperature limits 4 ° -30 °. At the same time, the humidity should be high (from 9%). The incubation period of the disease continues, in the middle, up to a week.

Video "Characteristics of anthracnose disease"

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