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Legume Research, volume 38 issue 4 (august 2015) : 536-541

Cultural and physiological variation among isolates of Rhizoctonia solani Kühn causing wet root rot of chickpea

Jagdish Prasad, Vinod Kumar Gaur, Sangeeta Mehta
1Department of Plant Pathology, S.K. Rajasthan Agriculture University, Bikaner 334 006, India.
Cite article:- Prasad Jagdish, Gaur Kumar Vinod, Mehta Sangeeta (2024). Cultural and physiological variation among isolates of Rhizoctonia solani Kühn causing wet root rot of chickpea. Legume Research. 38(4): 536-541. doi: 10.5958/0976-0571.2015.00063.6.
The eight isolates of Rhizoctonia solani Kühn were studied for their discernible characters such as the colour of mycelium, pigmentation of substrate, type and amount of mycelia growth, number of sclerotia, virulence and nutritional requirement. All the isolates were found to be pathogenic though they differed in the per cent disease incidence. The isolate BKN was highly virulent as compared to other isolates. The mycelial growth of eight isolates of Rhizoctonia solani Kühn on Czapek’s dox agar basal medium with different carbon, nitrogen sources, temperature and pH varied.
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