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Agricultural Science Digest, volume 29 issue 4 (december 2009) : 297-299


G.N. Bhat, Nasreen Fatima, Mohd. Shafait Rehman, Ali Anwar
1Division of Plant Pathology, S.K. University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, Shalimar, Srinagar-191 121, India.
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Cite article:- Bhat G.N., Fatima Nasreen, Rehman Shafait Mohd., Anwar Ali (2024). OCCURRENCE OF MYCOFLORA CAUSING GLUME DISCOLOURATION IN RICE UNDER TEMPERATE CONDITIONS OF KASHMIR VALLEY. Agricultural Science Digest. 29(4): 297-299. doi: .
Glume discolouration in rice was ascertained and found to be major yield constraint in
temperate region of Jammu and Kashmir state. Different fungi with eight genera were found
associated with glume discolouration of paddy, viz., Helminthosporium oryzae, Curvularia lunata,
Alternaria spp. Rhizoctonia solani, Trichothecium spp., Aspergillus niger, Pyricularia grisea and
Fusarium graminearum. Among these eight isolates; Helminthosporium oryzae, Curvularia lunata
and Alternaria spp. were found predominant with per cent frequency of 20.94, 20.65 and 18.59
per cent respectively.
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