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2009 (Vol. 1, Issue: 2)
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Occurrence of Banded Leaf and Sheath Blight of Maize in Jharkhand with Reference to Diversity in Rhizoctonia solani

J. Akhtar, V. Kumar Jha, A. Kumar and H.C. Lal
Corresponding Author:  JAMEEL AKHTAR 

Key words:  Rhizoctonia solani, diversity, maize, banded leaf, sheath blight, ,
Vol. 1 , (2): Page No: 32-35
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2009 June, 10 2009 Sept., 09
Abstract:

Survey during kharif, 2005 and 2006 were carried out to record occurrence of disease and diversity in R. solani among the naturally occurring populations and revealed that banded leaf and sheath blight incited by Rhizoctonia solani, is show ing wide spread w ith the disease severity ranging from 30.30 to 80.46 per cent and gaining the economic importance in the state of Jharkhand. Five isolates from five different locations showed variation in their morphological characters such as abundance of mycelium, colour and location, distribution, size and density of sclerotia etc. Pathogenicity revealed isolate Hc most aggressive while isolate Jr least aggressive.
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J. Akhtar, V. Kumar Jha, A. Kumar and H.C. Lal, 2009. Occurrence of Banded Leaf and Sheath Blight of Maize in Jharkhand with Reference to Diversity in Rhizoctonia solani.  Asian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 1(2): Page No: 32-35.
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