Studies on the management of leaf spot disease of mulberry through cultural practice

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Project Code

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Title

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Studies on the management of leaf spot disease of mulberry through cultural practice

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Investigators

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Tanki TN,Munshi NA,Zargar MA,Sahaf KA,

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Project period

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2002 - 2004

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Institute/ University

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Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir

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Project cost

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-

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Objectives

  • To find out eco-friendly management of the disease and to reduce initial inoculum potential of the pathogen.

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Important findings

Proper pruning in summer resulted in reducing the disease intensity from 41.73% to 5.48%.All pruned material should be immediately collected and burned to reduce the disease inoculum potential.Pruning and burning of leaves and twigs in summer results in disease escaping as compared to spring pruning.

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