Hot Pepper Problems – Common Diseases and Pests of Hot Pepper

Hot peppers are an easy way to add them to your culinary garden. Different
Chili pepper varieties grow well in containers and beds. A little spicy
However, problems with peppers can damage your plants. Knowing what to stick to and
diseases and pests that could ruin your crop this summer to prevent
or treat if necessary.

Diseases of pepper plants

Hot peppers can cause many problems
you find are caused by viral, fungal or bacterial diseases. Miscellaneous
Viral diseases affect chilli peppers. Signs of a viral infection include the leaf
curls, mottled leaf color, stunted growth and drooping flowers. The best
The way to manage these diseases is to start with virus-resistant varieties.
Fungal diseases that affect pepper plants include buffer
of fungi on seedlings and Phytophthora
root rot. The latter causes root rot of plants at all stages and results in
wilt and death. Anthracnosis
the fungi will cause spots on the leaves. Prevent fungal infections by
well-drained soil, a thorough cleaning of garden waste in the fall and lots of
the space between the plants for air circulation. To manage existing fungal diseases, use
a fungicide recommended by the local authorities
the county extension office.

Pests of pepper

There are several pests that attack pepper plants
and cause varying degrees of damage. At the beginning of the growing season, look for
leaf damage caused by cutworms
or chip
beetle infestations. Later on, I may see aphids
collection on the underside of the leaves.
Beets are other insects that can damage your pepper plants.
…military worm, fireflies,
and corn
The earworm. Insects can feed and damage the leaves, limiting photosynthesis or
by exposing the peppers to the sun. Some will also feed on peppers.
Insect infestations can cause a lot of damage to the pepper
plants. Monitor your plants regularly to try to detect the first signs of
plagues. You may be able to eliminate them by hand, but if the infestation becomes
If you have a serious problem, using insecticides may be the only way to save plants.

Other problems with chili

You may also have problems with your peppers that are not
related to parasites or infections. For example, if you find that factories are failing
to the fruit, time can be the culprit. An early cold can prevent the fruit from setting, so
Avoid planting peppers outdoors before the last spring frost.
Later in the growing season, fruit set may be interrupted by
a very hot and dry climate. Regular watering of the peppers during a hot summer is
Flowering is a common problem in the pepper industry.
end of the rot. It causes rot at the tip of the peppers.

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