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Agricultural Science Digest, volume 39 issue 2 (june 2019) : 119-123

Integrated Disease Management for Pigeonpea Wilt Caused by Fusarium udum

RL Sharma, Tushar Mishra, Rakesh Bhagat, Vivek Swarnkar
1<div style="text-align: justify;">Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Gariyaband, Chhattisgarh, India</div>
Cite article:- Sharma RL, Mishra Tushar, Bhagat Rakesh, Swarnkar Vivek (2019). Integrated Disease Management for Pigeonpea Wilt Caused byFusarium udum. Agricultural Science Digest. 39(2): 119-123. doi: 10.18805/ag.D-4553.
  Field experiments were conducted during Kharif seasons of 2013 and 2014 in the farmer's field of Gariyaband, Chhattisgarh, India to find out different integrated management levels of control schedule for pigeonpea wilt disease. All treatments had a significant effect on germination percent, disease incidence, seed yield and disease index in both the consecutive years of experimentation. T4–Seed treatment with Thiram + Carbendazim+ Trichoderma viride + Rhizobium + Soil application of Trichoderma viride, resulted in higher germination percentage (96.8 and 97.2), wilt incidence percent at 60 DAS (2.97 and 3.15), wilt incidence per cent at 150 DAS (9.68 and 7.65) and seed yield (15.10 and 16.28 q ha-1) during 2013 and 2014, respectively and was found superior over rest of the treatments. The loss in pigeonpea yield was up to the tune of 18.86 to 54.24% due to the incidence of wilt disease.
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