|Rust : Pink coloured lesions appear on the surface of leaves, stems and capsules.
||1. Grow resistant varieties like Jeewan, Janaki and Himalini.
2. Spray Dithane Z-78/ Indofil M-45 @ 2.5 g/L water.
|Wilt : Young seedlings die when attacked. Mature plants turn yellow and wilt.
||Grow resistant varieties like Jeewan, Janaki and Himalini.
|Powdery mildew : A greyish white powdery growth appears on the leaves and stems causing ultimate defoliation of
||In areas where the disease appears in severe form, spray the crop with Sulphex (0.25%).