Screening of pigeonpea genotypes against wilt and sterility mosaic disease in Telangana state, India

DOI: 10.18805/ijare.v50i2.9589    | Article Id: A-4459 | Page : 172-176
Citation :- Screening of pigeonpea genotypes against wilt and sterilitymosaic disease in Telangana state, India .Indian Journal Of Agricultural Research.2016.(50):172-176

A.Vijaya Bhaskar*
Address :

AICRP on Pigeonpea, RARS,Warangal-506 007, India.

Submitted Date : 19-06-2015
Accepted Date : 27-02-2016


The pigeonpea germplasms/genotypes were evaluated to identify the sources of resistance to Fusarium wilt and sterility mosaic disease. Screening of 55 AICRP Pigeonpea entries with a check and six Warangal (AVT and PVT) pigeonpea entries was done under wilt sick plot and SMD sick plot during Kharif-2013 at RARS, Warangal, Telangana state, India. A total of 52 AICRP pigeonpea entries along with check were also screened against sterility mosaic disease. Out of 60 entries, only two entries (ICPL-87119 and IPAC-68) were resistant to wilt disease and eight entries viz. ICPL-87119, ICPL-2376, BDN-2, PT-4-307, CORG-9701, BSMR-736, GRG-811 and BSMR-853 found to be resistant to sterility mosaic disease.


Mosaic disease Pigeonpea Screening Sterility Wilt.


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