Management of white rust of mustard crop

By: Merikheti
Published on: 09-Dec-2023

Mustard crops get affected by various diseases. Due to which farmers get less yield. White rust disease causes too much damage to crops.Today in this article we will give you information about prevention of white rust so that you can control this disease in time. 


Some important instruction to prevent white rust in mustard crop are given below : 


Sowing correct seeds :


First of all you have to be cautious about selecting healthy seeds which are free from diseases for sowing the crop. By selecting the healthy seeds, disease will not be there in the crop. 


Sowing crops on time : 


Sowing of mustard should be done on time so that chances of disease in crops will be less. Late sowed crops have more chances of catching diseases. Many times this disease becomes more frequent due to which the half of the yield is reduced to half.






Proper water irrigation : 


Manage water irrigation properly so that water does not accumulate on plants, which will reduce the chances of white rust. The disease becomes more common in crops due to excess moisture. 

 

Use of appropriate fungicides : 


Use appropriate fungicides for prevention of white rust in mustard. Consult an agronomist and choose safe pesticides.



Caring of crop : 

 

For taking care of crops, take care of plants from time to time and from the roots. 


 

Remove affected plants : 


If there are any signs of white rust on any of the plants, uproot them immediately and bury them in the soil to avoid any further spread of the disease. 



Use appropriate technical methods, like managing irrigation and nutrition based on the local conditions, climate and weather conditions. By following the steps, white rust in mustard crops can be prevented. Keep in mind that it is always best to consult the local agricultural department or agronomist to ensure that you have information on control measures best for your area.