Occurrence and incidence of foot rot disease on fenugreek caused by Fusarium moniliforme in Rohilkhand region of Uttar Pradesh, India

  • Chandra Pal Singh Phytopathology Lab, Department of Botany, Bareilly College, Bareilly, U.P. INDIA
  • U. S. Mishra Phytopathology Lab, Department of Botany, Bareilly College, Bareilly, U.P. INDIA
  • U. C. Pandey Phytopathology Lab, Department of Botany, Bareilly College, Bareilly, U.P. INDIA
Keywords: Fenugreek, Fusarium moniliforme, seedling, foot rot, disease incidence

Abstract

Pathological studies were carried out in Rohilkhand region during the crop season 2013-14 to assess the pathogenic disease incidence of foot rot of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum Linn.) caused by Fusarium moniliforme. A total of 75 fields were surveyed during the crop period at monthly interval during germination, vegetative, flowering and fruiting stages in five different localities of Rohilkhand region. The foot-rot disease of fenugreek was found in all fields (Bareilly, Baheri, Pilibhit, Budaun and Meerganj) selected for the study. Monthly occurrence of disease incidence of foot rot ranged from 44-58%. Maximum disease incidence was recorded in the month of Oct. (58%) followed by September (57%) and November (56%). January exhibited the lowest incidence (45%) of pathogenic disease. However, foot rot symptoms developed at early stage of plant growth and persisted up to the end of the crop.

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Published
2014-10-31
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Singh, C. P., Mishra, U. S., & Pandey, U. C. (2014). Occurrence and incidence of foot rot disease on fenugreek caused by Fusarium moniliforme in Rohilkhand region of Uttar Pradesh, India. G-Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2(2), 25-28. Retrieved from https://gjestenv.com/index.php/gjest/article/view/35
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