Vol. 7, Issue 2 (2018)
Survey of anthracnose and wilt of chilli: A potential threat to chilli crop in central Uttar Pradesh
Author(s): Abhishek Mishra, Ved Ratan, Subha Trivedi, MR Dabbas, Kripa Shankar, AK Singh, Supriya Dixit and Yatindra Srivastava
Abstract: Chilli one of the most important spices and vegetable crop of India, Chilli is susceptible to various fungal diseases, such as Anthracnose, Damping–off, Fusarium wilt, collar rot, dry root rot, stem rot. Among of these, Anthracnose and Fusarium wilt are the most widespread and important disease. An extensive survey was conducted in 36 selected locations of Pratapgarh, Amethi, Sulatanpur, Kanpur, Etawah, Allahabad, Faizabad, Jaunpur, and Mirzapur districts of Uttar Pradesh during the year 2015-16. Maximum anthracnose severity recorded in Jaunpur (54.91%) and Mirzapur (54.00%) district. In case of soil borne pathogens Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. capsici was the predominant pathogen. Its average recovery percent was 53.30 percent in all locations. It caused considerable loss in all chilli growing regions. Rhizoctonia solani was second most prominant pathogen found in these regions.
How to cite this article:
Abhishek Mishra, Ved Ratan, Subha Trivedi, MR Dabbas, Kripa Shankar, AK Singh, Supriya Dixit, Yatindra Srivastava. Survey of anthracnose and wilt of chilli: A potential threat to chilli crop in central Uttar Pradesh. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(2):1970-1976.