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IJREI_Community analysis of key pests associated with mentha crop at sitapur, U.P. India

Downloads: 15 Avg Rating: 0.00 By: Mr Editor Ijrei in 2017.
An extensive survey was carried out during 2013 for the real situation in the crop to study the plant pathogenic fungus,
bacteria and nematodes associated with Japanese Mint Mentha arvensis var piperascense growing fields. Soil and root
samples were collected from 24 Mentha fields represents 15 different locations (villages) Akhtarpur, Tiwaripur, Shuklapur,
Katia, Oripur, Ghuripur, Padariya and Dafara. Out of 120 soil samples, 16 soil samples were found infected with Fusarium
oxysporum and 27 soil samples with Alternaria spp. 36 samples have the plant parasitic nematodes population. Results revealed that the maximum disease prevalence (DP) of Fusarium oxysporum was recorded at Shuklapur (27%), while the minimum disease prevalence was recorded at Ghuripur (3.4%). Alternaria spp. was more prevalent at Tiwaripur (42%) while root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) incidence was maximum at Katia (43%). The plant extracts were not so promising for inhibition of pathogenic fungi of Mentha crop.

Additional Authors: Syed Arif Sultan, Mukesh Sehgal, Sumitra Arora, Anand Singh, D.S. Srivastava, A.S. Yadav, Saurabh, M.K.Bisen, S.K.Singh

Document Type: Research Paper Topic Area: Other Submitted: 13th Jun 2017
Institution: ChaudharyCharan Singh University, Meerut, India Department: Department of Plant Protection Country: India
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