Author: Aqua Gardening

Fungus Control for Hydroponics and Aquaponics

Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew on a leaf

What is powdery mildew?

Powdery Mildew is a white fungus which usually grows on leaf surfaces and in severe cases can grow on over flower buds and blooms; prolonged moisture on a plant can promote its growth, particularly during prolonged humid conditions. Other symptoms of powdery mildew include distorted new growth, blackened older leaves and flower buds failing to open.

Powdery mildew treatment

Neem Repel is a natural product which can control powdery mildew; it is safe for use in hydroponics but not aquaponics.

Rust Fungus

Rust fungus on a leaf

Rust fungus on plants

Rust fungus is easily identified by orange growths spots on leaves and stems. Different species of rust fungi attack different host plants species.

Rust fungus treatment

Neem Repel is a natural product which can treat rust fungus in hydroponics.