This article is a list of diseases of papaya carica papaya bacterial diseases. However it is thought that aphid transmission is the most important mechanism for disease spread in the field.
Powdery mildew odium indicum odium caricae.
Diseases of papaya with pictures. Foot rot of papaya disease symptoms. Until recently little could be done to effectively control this disease. It is characterized by the appearance of water soaked patches on the stem near the ground level.
Papaya carica papaya is an herbaceous perennial in the family caricaceae grown for its edible fruitthe papaya plant is tree likeusually unbranched and has hollow stems and petioles. Common papaya diseases and pests plus how farmers can arrest spread. Intercropping papaya with a non host such as corn can help to reduce the incidence of the disease in papaya orchards by.
The development of powdery mildew in papaya is promoted by high humidity 80 85 and a temperature range of 24 26c. Bacterial canker erwinia sp. These are the original high resolution versions of the images appearing at the papaya pest disease image.
Now they are bearing fruit. The disease appears as on the foliage and pods. Papaya bunchy top disease.
However our discovery was while they are very healthy fruits once they start turning yellow ripening we discover that they have round ring worm spots. Infection is first apparent on the leaves as small slightly darkened areas which later become white powdery spots. We planted about 200 papaya trees.
Jump to navigation jump to search. Black spot of a papaya is a fungal disease that is now found worldwide where papaya trees can be grown. Usually papaya with black spots is a fairly minor problem but if the tree becomes heavily infected the growth of the tree can be affected hence fruit yields so treating papaya black spot before the disease progresses too far is of paramount importance.
This video teach people how to take care a papaya plant it help to know 4 major disease of papaya plant 1fungal attack 2poudery mildew 3papaya ringspot virusmosick virus 4dumping off i. Papaya diseases its control. Attempts to reduce disease levels.
These patches enlarge rapidly and girdle the stem causing rotting of the tissues which then. Bacterial wilt pseudomonas solanacearum. Pests and diseases of papaya carica papaya in hawaii.
List of papaya diseases. The leaves are palmately lobed spirally arranged and clustered at the growing tip of the trunk. Diseases and symptoms this topic covers the information related to diseases and symptoms of papaya.
Some common diseases of papaya in florida 2 papaya ringspot virus can be transmitted mechanically and by grafting. Bacterial leaf spot pseudomonas caricapapayae.