Diseases cause huge loss of crop plants. In human being we found diseases like Malaria, typhoid, cholera etc. Likewise plants also get affected by number of disease causing reasons. Plant pathogen or micro-organisms cause various diseases in plants resulting in diseased growth of plants. Various diseases are difficult to cure in case of crop plants as they already caused damage to plant systems before using control measures. Hence, identifying the diseases in early stages and immediate control against them is very much necessary. Early prevention is better controlling the diseases after its spread.
After going this lesson, you will be able to
- importance and causes of plant diseases.
- classification and modes of spreading plant diseases.
- general symptoms and management of plant diseases.
- diseases of different crop plants and their control measures.