Management of soilborne diseases of mulberry through bio-fumigation

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Project Code

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Pilot study

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Title

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Management of soilborne diseases of mulberry through bio-fumigation

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Investigators

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Pratheesh Kumar  PM, Sharma DD, Naik VN, Dayakar Yadav BR.

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Project period

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Jan., 2010 to Dec., 2010

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Institute/ University

 

CSR&TI Mysore

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Project cost

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0.50 Lakh

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Objectives

  • In vitro and in vivo screening of Brassica cultivars for their biofumigation potential against root rot disease of mulberry.

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Important findings

Out of 10 Brassica plants tested, Brassica juncea, Raphanus sativus and mustard oil cake were found effective to suppress the growth of pathogens causing root knot and root rot diseases under in vitro and green house conditions.

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