Disinfection in Orange Cultivation



Scientific name:

Citrus sinensis

Soil type:

Well-drained, sandy, loamy soil


12.8 – 37.8 oC


6.0 – 7.5


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


Method of application:

Regular treatment by Spray method:

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

  • Brown rot, by Phytophthora sp., accounts for brown foliage with a leathery tan, that gives off a pungent smell
  • Phytophthora sp. causes dry, cracked barks, with yellow veined pale green leaves
  • Xanthomonas axonopodis raise lesions on the leaves, usually surrounded by a yellow radiance, that collapse to form brown cankers
  • Pseudomonas syringae infestation is identified by black lesions on the leaf petioles which expand along the midrib, leaving black and dead branches

Regular treatment by Drip method:

This disinfectant is added to irrigation water and fed to the orange growing areas through a drip line. It is advised to repeat this process once in every 15 days.

  • Anthracnose, by Collectotrichum gloeosporioides account for premature leaf fall with red to green streaks on mature fruits

Regular treatment by Drench method:

A fair dilution of this agriculture disinfectant is made and is drenched to the soil every 15-30 days. Helps in treating the following diseases of orange cultivation:

  • Pseudomonas syringae show black lesions on leaf petioles that expand along the midrib, leaving black and dead branches 
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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