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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(3): 922-925
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.903.108


First Report of Gray Mold Disease (Botrytis cinerea Pers. Fr.) on Capsicum (Capsicum annuum var. grossum) from Jammu & Kashmir
Taibah Bashir*, Ali Anwar, Rabia Latif, Rovidha S. Rasool and Aqleema Bano
Division of Plant Pathology, Sher-e- Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, Shalimar Campus, Srinagar 190025, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The gray mold disease of capsicum (Capsicum annum var. grossum) caused by Botrytis cinerea Pers. is one of the major destructive fungal disease of bell pepper in Kashmir. The disease symptoms appeared on leaves and fruits of capsicum plant and were prevalent from July to September, causing economic loss to the crop. This disease was first time reported from Kashmir valley. The fungus was isolated on Potato Dextrose Agar from the diseased samples and incubated at 25±20. Based on pathogenecity, symptomatology and morpho-cultural characteristics, the pathogen was identified as Botrytis cinerea.


Keywords: Gray mold disease, Capsicum, Botrytis cinerea, Economic loss
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Taibah Bashir, Ali Anwar, Rabia Latif, Rovidha S. Rasool and Aqleema Bano. 2020. First Report of Gray Mold Disease (Botrytis cinerea Pers. Fr.) on Capsicum (Capsicum annuum var. grossum) from Jammu & Kashmir.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(3): 922-925. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.903.108