Vol. 7 No. 2
Survey on disease severity of mulberry (Moms alba L.)in different seasons of Aizawl district (Mizoram)
Author(s): S. K. DUTTA, M. D. MAJI, A.GHOSH, S. ROY CHOWDHURY,B. CHOUDHURI, M. K. MAJUMDAR AND B. B. BINDROO
Abstract: The severity of diseases of mulberry in 3 villages (Khamrang, Dilkhan and Seling) at the Aizawl district of West Bengal, India, was studied. The incidence of powdery mildew (Phyllactinia corylea [P. guttata f.sp. alni]) was greatest in October and least in March. Leaf rust (Peridiopsora mori) severity was greatest in November. A low incidence of Myrothecium leaf spot (Myrothecium roridum) was observed in June-August and April. The climatic conditions in Aizawl appeared to be favourable to the development of powdery mildew, rust and Myrothecium leaf spot in mulberry..
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