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ANTAGONISTIC EFFECT OF TRICHODERMA STRAINS AGAINST FUSARIUM OXYSPORUM F. SP. UDUM BUTTLER CAUSING WILT OF PIGEON PEA

Article Id: ARCC1417 | Page : 189 - 191
Citation :- ANTAGONISTIC EFFECT OF TRICHODERMA STRAINS AGAINST FUSARIUM OXYSPORUM F. SP. UDUM BUTTLER CAUSING WILT OF PIGEON PEA.Agricultural Science Digest.2010.(30):189 - 191
Shashi Kapoor, Ashish Jaiswal* and D.N. Shukla
Address : Bhargava Agriculture Laboratory. Department of Botany, University of Allahabad, Allahabad - 211 002, India

Abstract

The study revealed the antagonistic effect of Trichoderma spp. against the pathogen of
Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. udum caused wilt disease of pigeon pea. Among all the bioagents,
local isolate of Trichoderma viride (AI) was found to be the most promising showing maximum
inhibitory effect on the mycelial growth (87.77%) of the pathogen. All bioagent were further
tested as seed dressing agents for the control of wilt disease of pigeon pea. The lowest incidence
of wilt (20.48%) was observed in the plots treated with local Isolates of T. viride

Keywords

Pigeon pea Wilt disease Fusarium udum Bioagent.T. viride (AI).

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