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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(8): 3032-3038
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.808.351


Severity of Newly Emerging Pomegranate Wilt caused by Ceratocystis fimbriata Ellis and Halst. in North Karnataka, India
T.H. Shruthi1*, Gururaj Sunkad1, S.B. Mallesh1, S.T. Yenjerappa1 and Mahadevswamy2
1Department of Plant Pathology,
2Department of Agril. Microbiology, College of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur-584104, Karnataka, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) is an ancient fruit, belonging to the family Punicaceae. It is one of the vital cash crops of our country and it is commonly called as fruit of paradise. The successful cultivation of pomegranate is often suffers from different diseases. Among these wilt of pomegranate caused by Ceratocystis fimbriata Ellis & Halst. is a major threat for its cultivation and is second most important and destructive disease of pomegranate cultivation causing extensive yield loss. A roving survey was carried out to assess severity of wilt of pomegranate in major pomegranate growing regions of North Karnataka during kharif 2016. The results revealed that the wilt caused by C. fimbriata was observed in all the districts surveyed and Babaleswar village recorded highest incidence of wilt (42.10%) followed by Hittinahalli village of Vijayapur taluk (38.05%) and least incidence of wilt was observed in Kudligi village (5.20%) of Kudligi Taluk. Among the taluks surveyed, disease incidence varied from 5.83 to 38.13 per cent and highest mean disease incidence was noticed in Vijayapur taluk of 38.13 per cent, followed by Indi with 33.10 per cent and least mean disease incidence was observed in the Kudligi taluk of 5.83 per cent. Among districts, the highest disease incidence was recorded in Vijayapur district (35.61%) followed by Bagalkot (32.91%) and the least was in Ballari (8.18%).


Keywords: Pomegranate, Wilt, Survey, Ceratocystis fimbriata, Disease incidence
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Shruthi, T.H., Gururaj Sunkad, S.B. Mallesh, S.T. Yenjerappa and Mahadevswamy. 2019. Severity of Newly Emerging Pomegranate Wilt caused by Ceratocystis fimbriata Ellis and Halst. in North Karnataka, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(8): 3032-3038. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.808.351