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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Issue 5 (2018)

Distribution of sesamum phyllody infected by phytoplasma in Latur district, (Maharashtra)

Author(s):

HN Markad, Sunita J Magar, NN Godase and MD Navale

Abstract:
Sesamum or Til (Sesamum indicum L.) is belong to family Pedaliaceae. Sesamum is one of the oldest oilseed crop grown all over the world. Among the various states in India sesamum phyllody much prevalent in Maharashtra state especially Marathwada region. Present investigation carried out in Kharif season during the year 2017 for studying symptoms on farmers field and distribution of sesamum phyllody in Latur district. The incidence of sesamum phyllody in Latur district ranged from 22.60 per cent to 31.20 per cent. Phyllody infected plant produce various types of symptoms mainly flowers converted into leaf like structure, floral virescence, floral proliferation, witches broom, shoot apex fasciations, stunting growth of infected plants, sepal and petals converted into leaf like structure are the most common symptoms are observed on farmers field.

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How to cite this article:
HN Markad, Sunita J Magar, NN Godase and MD Navale. Distribution of sesamum phyllody infected by phytoplasma in Latur district, (Maharashtra). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(5):269-272.

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