Discover the methods of preventing fungi

Fortunately, there are some products and remedies you can use to your plants that are not attacked by these agencies and are always healthy. However, it is essential to follow some prevention methods fungi lest we need watering plants with fungicides frequently.

Mildew, rust and powdery Mildew, are some of the most common fungal pests that can occur mainly when temperatures are high, there are rain and high humidity. 

Remember to avoid all kinds of pests and diseases in your garden. It is best to choose native plants that are already accustomed to pests in the area and therefore are resistant. You ‘ll also have to practice crop rotation and avoid overhead irrigation.

Prevention methods fungi

Before starting with the recommendations of fungicides and home remedies, it is crucial that you do not forget to clean all the tools you employ properly not to transmit the fungus to other healthy plants.

You can also use a homemade method, two aspirins dissolving in 250 ml of water, and pulverizing this mixture with your plants every 15 days to prevent the harmful fungi. Another option is to develop a bioproduct with 30g of dried chamomile flowers and a liter of water. Place water in a saucepan and when a boil, add chamomile. From the heat, cover, and let stand for 24 hours. Strain and applied by spraying on plants for seven days if you use it to prevent, or use it twice a day (morning and evening) if there are already fungi.

With this preparation, you can not only prevent but also combat the most common fungi that can provoke illnesses. Unhappily fungi attack leaves, flowers, and fruits, causing damage and affecting the development and productivity of plants, and finally lead to the death of them.

Features common fungi

  • Mildew: generates brownish or yellowish spots at the top of the leaves, while the undersides, the places are gray and have a similar texture of fluff. However, it is essential to make clear that depending on the plant to which the mildew attack can be a different color. Commonly it occurs in spring and summer.
  • Rust: characterized by leaving spots, red, orange, or brown on the undersides of leaves, while the upper face leaves yellowish spots.
  • Powdery Mildew: has an ash similarity, since leaves a white powder on leaves from spring to autumn. This disease caused by fungi makes plants do not flower and leaves are crinkled. Powdery Mildew affects the fruit, branches, and leaves.

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