Conditions for Disease Development: Warm temperature followed by high relative humidy, rain or heavy irrigation
Hosts: Tomatoes, Cucurbits, Potatoes, Zucchinni, Melon, Watermelon, Squash, Aubergine
Symptoms: Irregular dark brown, canker like spots first appear at the base of the stem near soil level and graduallu develop on the entire stem. Infected fruits fade in colour, blacken and soften. The plant starts to wilt as a result of stem rotting.
Treatment: Topsin M ULV, Iprodione, Funguran-OH