Development of bio-nematicide for management of mulberry root knot disease

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Project Code

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MPT – 0040 (Pilot study)

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Title

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Development of bio-nematicide for management of mulberry root knot disease 

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Investigators

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

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Project period

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Jan. 2012 – Dec. 2012

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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

  • To develop a target specific eco-friendly biodegradable formulation for management of root knot disease in mulberry.

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Important findings

 For developing the bio-nematicide against root knot nematode, five formulations were prepared using botanicals and chemicals in different ratios and tested for control of nematode. A formulation having 75% herbals & 25% chemicals controlled disease up to 85% was tested along with recommended methods for confirmation of results. A formulation Nemahari has been developed for effective management of root rot disease.

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