Eggplant flowers browning and dropping off. Why?
This is typically an issue with pollination. This article will help you:
I was just wondering why my eggplant bush is flowering but only keeping six flowers on at a time and then falling off. Could you tell me why and how to fix it?
The following article should be of some help to you: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/eggplant/what-to-do-for-eggplant-blossoms-drying-out-and-falling-off.htm
I am currently searching for a fungicide or effective microorganism to control bacterial wilt that infected my eggplant field. i wanna know if there are products available in the market today that can control bacterial wilt instantly.
I do not know of any product that can combat bacterial wilt, unfortunately. The typical recommendation is to pull up the plants and either solarize the soil to kill the bacterial wilt or do not plant nightshade plants in the infected soil for at least 2 years.
What do I use to stop bacterial wilt?
Once a plant is infected with bacterial wilt, there is no cure. If you have soil that is contaminated with bacterial wilt, you need to either make sure not to plant anything from the nightshade family (e.g. eggplant, tomatoes, potatoes) for at least 2 years or you can solarize the location. Here are directions for solarizing: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/projects/how-to-solarize-garden-beds-to-eliminate-garden-pests-in-the-soil.htm
I live in southern Nevada. I had an eggplant in my garden last year, which got really big and flowered like a dandelion and then blew away. Will it get fruit again, or should I tear it out? It looks very healthy.
That does not sounds like an eggplant. Is it possible that something else is growing where the eggplant was planted? Can you send us a picture? We can identify it from a picture.
This is the second season of my eggplant bush and it's producing a lot of fruit but they are all very small and light colored. Last year, the plant produced 1-2 eggplants at a time, but they were big, bright purple, healthy eggplants. (Planted from seed late last summer) In addition, many of the flowers are drying and falling off. What am I doing wrong, and how can I make the plant healthy again? Some of the small eggplants are falling off the stem with a light touch. I am considering trimming the plant so it'll help the remaining fruit grow bigger. Will that help?
It sounds like a pollination problem. If the flowers are not properly pollinated, the fruit will be small and deformed. This article will help you with understanding about pollinators:
This article explains how you can attract them to your garden: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/beneficial/creating-a-pollinator-garden.htm
I have grown four varieties of eggplant from seed. They were fine until a few days ago. Now they are all getting a wavy, tan spotting on the leaves. The large and smaller leaves are being affected. No brand new leaves and irregular spotting that tends to run together on other leaves. It is spreading to all the eggplants, whether touching or not. I have them close together for the lighting. A fan moves some air. Cow pots were used and some had compost added to the potting soil. I am afraid it is a fungus and have started a cornmeal tea regimen. Please help with any info.
It is a fungus, but there are several that it could be. The most likely culprit is early blight, which cannot be cured easily. This article tells more about early blight: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/early-blight-alternaria-tomato-leaf-spots-yellow-leaves.htm
While the article focuses on tomatoes, eggplants are in the same family and are affected by the same diseases. I would recommend neem oil as an organic fugicide: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm