Agricultural Science Digest
Publish
your articles with us

Quick Facts



Payment Options

payment portals

Click here to pay directly

LOSSES CAUSED DUE TO LEAF BLIGHT DISEASE IN THE GRAIN YIELD OF IRRIGATED WHEAT

S.K. Shivankar, R.S. Shivankar and A.H. Nagone
Wheat Research Unit, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth. Akola444 104, India

DOI:
Page Range:
203-204
Article ID:
ARCC5189
Online Published:
Abstract
A field trial was conducted during 1995-96 and 1996-97 to ascertain the losses causeddue to leaf blight disease in the grain yield of irrigated wheat. A susceptible variety 'Vijay'was sown In the trial. The artificial inoculations of mass culture of Altemaria triticina was donein the inoculated plots at 20 DAS, 30 DAS, and 40 DAS to create the desirable level of diseasepressure of leaf blight. The un-inoculated plots (control) were sprayed with Mancozeb 75 WP(0.25%) to check the leaf blight disease. It revealed that inoculated plots showed highest intensityof leaf blight disease within the range of 58.42 to 64.91 per cent and gave significantreduction in the yields In the range of 19.95 to 39.32 per cent and also reduction in 1000 grainweight i.e. 6.80 to 17.08 per cent, as compared to un-inoculated plots of Vijay.
Keywords
References
  1. Anonymous (1996) Districtwise Agri!. Statistical Information of 1995-96 in Maharashtra Part II: 79.
  2. Kotasthane, S.R. and Agrawal, S.C. (1976) Pesticides 10 (8) : 35-36.
  3. Kulkarni, G.S. (1924) Rep. Dep. Agric. Bombay Presidency 1922-23 : 167-171.
  4. Prabhu, A.S. and Amar Singh (1974) Indian Phytopath. 27 : 632-634.
  5. Sokhi, 5.5. and Joshi, L.M. (1972) Indian J. Microbiol.'12 : 108-109.
  6. Sharma, AK. et al. (1995) Directorate of Wheat Research Karnal, Progress Report, 1995 c.PV. : 37.
  7. Sharma, AK. et al. (1997) Directorate of Wheat Research Karnal, Progress Report, 1997 C.Pv. : 101.
Global footprints


© 2015 AARC JOURNALS. All Rights Reserved. Powered By AARC JOURNALS