Causal organism : Marigold sterility mosaic virus
The leaves and the flowers in the field are severely affected.
The leaves of the plants show mottling at the early stages of infection.
Later size of leaf lamina is decreased.
We can observe stunted growth
There will be poor development of flowers.
It is transmitted by thrips and whitefly.
Use insecticides like
Use Shine @ 2.5ml/lit