Isolation, Identification, and Pathogenicity of Phytophthora Blight of Pigeonpea

Sharma, M and Ghosh, R (2018) Isolation, Identification, and Pathogenicity of Phytophthora Blight of Pigeonpea. Plant Health Progress. pp. 233-236. ISSN 1535-1025

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Phytophthora blight is an emerging threat in pigeonpea. This article briefly discusses diagnosis of Phytophthora blight on pigeonpea including the symptoms and signs, taxonomy, and geographic distribution. Methods of isolation, identification, and storage of Phytophthora cajani (causal organism of Phytophthora blight) are also discussed. This information will be useful to all researchers involved in the diagnosis and management of Phytophthora blight of pigeonpea.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Research Program : Asia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Phytophthora blight, pigeonpea, diagnostic guide
Subjects: Mandate crops > Pigeonpea
Others > Plant Pathology
Others > Plant Disease
Depositing User: Mr Ramesh K
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2018 08:42
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2018 08:42
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Funders: Department of Science and Technology, Climate Change Program, Govt of India National Food Security Mission, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt of India
Acknowledgement: UNSPECIFIED

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