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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(5): 523-538
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.805.062


Management of Fruit Rot of Chilli caused by Colletotrichum capsici
Y.N. Priya Reddy*, S.S. Jakhar and O.S. Dahiya
Department of Seed Science and Technology, College of Agriculture, CCSHAU, Hisar-125004, Haryana, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Chilli (Capsicum annuum L.) is a major spice crop in India. The production of chilli is constrained mainly by fruit rot (anthracnose) caused by Colletotrichum capsici and other species. Use of chemical fungicides is the common practice for control of anthracnose. However, continuous use of chemical fungicides leads to negative effects on environment, soil and human health. Therefore, in view of exploring the alternatives to control Colletotrichum capsici and management of fruit rot, the updated literature on characteristics of Colletotrichum capsici, fruit yield losses, symptoms and management practices like mechanical, chemical, biological and integrated measures are discussed herewith.


Keywords: Chilli, Colletotrichum capsici, Fungicides, Antagonists
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Priya Reddy, Y.N., S.S. Jakhar and Dahiya, O.S. 2019. Management of Fruit Rot of Chilli caused by Colletotrichum capsici.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(5): 523-538. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.805.062