Studies on seasonal incidence of mulberry diseases and their management- Studies on seasonal incidence of mulberry diseases

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Project Code

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Title

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Studies on seasonal incidence of mulberry diseases and their management- Studies on seasonal incidence of mulberry diseases.

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Investigators

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Ramakant,Rajat Mohan,Juyal AC,Chakrabarti S

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Project period

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2003 - 2005

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Institute/ University

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Central Sericultural Research and Training Institute, Pampore, Jammu & Kashmir

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Project cost

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Objectives

  • To study the seasonal incidence of mulberry diseases.

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Important findings

The results of the field survey on different fungal diseases revealed that incidence of leaf spot disease from August to September.  The peak incidence was noticed in September (PDI 10.0%), powdery mildew disease was prevalent in the months of November and December.  Maximum powdery mildew incidence was found during the month of December (PDI 21.9%) in unpruned and late leaf shedder mulberry garden (V1 genotype) occurrence of rust was found negligible.  In addition to these diseases, leaf blight was reported in the month of particularly on S1635 and S1 genotypes.

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