Disinfection in Marigold Cultivation



Scientific name:

Calendula officinalis

Soil type:

Moderately fertile, well drained


10 – 19 °C


5.5 – 7.5


ALSTASAN SILVOX (Silver Hydrogen Peroxide based Biodegradable Floriculture Disinfectant) addresses the following areas of concern without causing harmful/toxic effects.

Method of application:  

Soil fumigation:

A solution of this disinfectant is applied uniformly on the moistened soil beds. Helps in the treatment of the following:

  • Wilt and Stem Rot affects the collar portions of the plant with wilting being its first symptom is caused by Phytophthora cryptogea
  • Phytophthora sp., Pythium sp. causes rotting at the collar regions in the form of black lesions, known as Collar Rot
  • Damping off by Pythium sp. causes necrotic spots and rings on young seedlings

Regular treatment by Spray method:

A solution of the disinfectant is made and sprayed on the plants once in every 7-15 days helps in treating the following diseases:

  • Powdery Mildew by Oidium sp.; Leveillula taurica, identified by powdery outgrowth on the aerial parts of the plant
  • Leaf Spots by Alternaria sp., Cercospora sp., Septoria sp. seen as brown necrotic patches leading to full leaf necrosis
  • Alternaria dianthi infects young flower buds with the infected buds brown and shriveled, known as Flower Bud Rot
For knowing the exact dosage and method of application for your given requirement, please refer to our Chemtex representative or email us your requirement at silvox@silverhydrogenperoxide.com or call us at +91-896-111-1111


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