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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(7): 3964-3967
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.607.409


First Report of Alternaria zinniae causing Blight in Zinnia sp. from Kashmir, India
K.A. Bhat*, N.A. Bhat, F.A. Bhat, T.A. Wani and H.S. Viswanath
Division of plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture Wadura, Sher-i-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Zinniae is an important flower specie cultivated in India as well as in Kashmir valley. An unusual disease outbreak was observed in the nursery beds of Zinniae elegans. During ascertaining the cause of the disease a new pathogen Alternaria zinniae  not previously reported from this region was found infecting the plants causing moderate to heavy blight. During the study Alternaria zinniae infecting Zinniae sp. was reported first time in the valley of  Kashmir. 


Keywords: Alternaria zinniae, Zinniae, Kashmir, Foliar blight.
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Bhat, K.A., N.A. Bhat, F.A. Bhat, T.A. Wani and Viswanath, H.S. 2017. First Report of Alternaria zinniae causing Blight in Zinnia Sp. from Kashmir, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(7): 3964-3967. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.607.409