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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2014)

Distribution of Alternaria Leaf Spot of bitter gourd in district Peshawar and Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Author(s):

Fida Muhammad Khan, Muhammad Amin, Zia Ullah, Shamur Rehman, Muhammad Amir, Irshad Ali

Abstract:
Survey was conducted to find out the infestation of leaf spot of bitter gourd in bitter gourd growing districts (Peshawar and Nowshera) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during 2010. For the Camkani, Nasirpur, Tailmalpura, Yaseen Abad and Budhni were selected from Peshawar district while Jabba Daudzai, Zakhi Miana, Ghari Momin, Taru Jabba and Qasim Ali Baig of district Nowshera. The highest (20.4%) infestation of leaf spot of bitter gourd were reported from Jabba Daudzai, while the lowest (19.5%) from Nasirpur, Tailmalpura and Yaseen Abad. As a whole, the leaf spot of bitter gourd severity were more (19.9%) in district Nowshera than Peshawar.

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How to cite this article:
Fida Muhammad Khan, Muhammad Amin, Zia Ullah, Shamur Rehman, Muhammad Amir, Irshad Ali. Distribution of Alternaria Leaf Spot of bitter gourd in district Peshawar and Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2014;3(2):211-215.