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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Issue 3 (2018)

Ecofriendly management of Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn. Inciting banded blight using biological control agents in prose millet

Author(s):

TSSK Patro, A Meena, M Divya and N Anuradha

Abstract:
The present study was undertaken to manage the banded blight disease of proso millet using biocontrol agents therefore, aimed towards developing a sustainable integrated disease management (IDM). The field experiment was conducted during Kharif 2016 and 2017, at Agricultural Research Station, Vizianagaram. The disease severity and yield parameters (grain yield and straw yield) were evaluated against banded blight using different combinations of potential biocontrol agents viz., Bacillus subtilis, Pseudomonas fluorescens and Trichoderma asperellumin the field during 2016 and 2017. Among all treatments applied treatment T7 (i.e. Soil application of value added P. fluorescens + T. asperellum + B. subtilis (one kg talc formulation mixed in 25 kg FYM or vermicompost, incubated for 15 days) applied over an acre at the time of sowing) showed maximum reduction in disease intensity (15.22 %) and (50.67 %) with higher grain and fodder yield over control.

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How to cite this article:
TSSK Patro, A Meena, M Divya and N Anuradha. Ecofriendly management of Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn. Inciting banded blight using biological control agents in prose millet. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(3):2660-2663.

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