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Mosaic virus in watermelon:
This viral disease is transmitted by aphids. Due to this virus, mosaics like symptoms are appeared on leaves. In addition, vein bending, reduction in leaf size, leaf deformation and blisters are seen on the leaves. The growth of the plants and fruit production may have detrimental effect due to this virus. For avoiding the spreading of this virus disease, manage aphid population effectively. Spray Metarhizium, a fungus base powder @ 40 g per 10 lit of water for the control of aphids
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