Downy Mildew

What is Downy Mildew

Downy Mildew is caused by the fungus.

Downy Mildew will appear as tiny yellow dots on the tops of your plant’s leaves and as a fluffy white substance underneath the leaves.

Downy Mildew (Kevda) (ಬಯಲು ಮೇಡಿನ ಶಿಲೀಂಧ್) can be controlled by using the following solutions:

Solution : 1

Ingredients:
  • 2 Kg Leaves of Papaya
  • 2 Kg Leaves of Nugge/ Moringa.

Preperation:

  • Take 2 Kg Leaves of Papaya
  • Take 2 Kg Leaves of Nugge /Moringa (drumstick)
  • Make Paste (chatni) of the leaves using sil-batta. (Stone grinder or Mixer)
  • Put this Paste (chatni) of leaves in 4 liters of water.
  • Let it ferment overnight.
  • In the morning filter the solution using cloth and mix it with 200 Liters of water.   

Usage:

Spray the solution.

This is for 1 acre.

Solution 2:

Ingredients:
  • 15 Liters of Jivamruta
  •  5 Liters of sour butter milk
  • 200 Liters of water
Preparation:
  • Mix 15 Liters  of Jeevamrutha
  • 5 Liters of sour butter milk
  • 200 Liters of water
Usage:
  • Spray the solution.
  • This is for 1 acre.

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