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Efficacy of bioagents and botanicals on seed mycoflora and seed quality in mungbean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wiczek]

DOI: 10.18805/asd.v35i1.9306    | Article Id: D-4185 | Page : 30-34
Citation :- Efficacy of bioagents and botanicals on seed mycoflora and seed qualityin mungbean [Vigna radiata (L.) Wiczek] .Agricultural Science Digest.2016.(36):30-34

S.B. Gawade, S.R. Zanjare, A.V. Suryawanshi  and V.R. Shelar*  

stru.mpkv.rahuri@gmail.com
Address :

Seed Technology Research Unit (NSP), M.P.K.V., Rahuri- 413 722, (M.S) India.

Submitted Date : 17-11-2014
Accepted Date : 5-01-2016

Abstract

Seeds of mungbean  (Cv. Vaibhav) was treated with bioagents and botanicals  viz; talc powder formulations of Pseudomonas fluorescens (0.6%), Trichoderma viride  (0.6%), Pseudomonas fluorescens + Trichoderma viride (0.6%) each, garlic extract (1%), ginger extract (1%) and Thiram + Carbendazim (0.2% each) as a recommended fungicidal check. The results indicated that, among the bioagents the treatment of  Pseudomonas fluorescens + Trichoderma viride (0.6% each) to the seeds of mungbean  was effective in reducing seed mycoflora  viz; Fusarium oxysporum, Alternaria alternata, Macrophomina phaseolena, Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus niger and Fusarium moniliforme  by 88.5, 85.1, 64.9, 81.1, 75.0 and 100  per cent, respectively over untreated control. The seed germination, seedling vigour index and field emergence of mungbean  was increased by 21.81, 34.03 and 15.98 per cent, respectively with this treatment over untreated control. The seed germination, seedling vigour index and field emergence in untreated control was 71.83 per cent, 2261.52 and 67.83 per cent, respectively.   

Keywords

Botanicals Pseudomonas fluorescens Seed mycoflora Trichoderma viride.

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