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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(4): 1127-1130
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.704.123


First Report of Black Pod in Tamarind due to Aspergillus niger from India
Chaturbhuj Meena1*, P. Bhatnagar1, R.R. Meena2, V.C. Prahlad1 and Ashok Kumar1
1College of Horticulture and Forestry, Jhalrapatan, Jhalawar, Rajasthan-326 023, India
2Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Jhalawar, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Among Arid Zone Fruits, tamarind, Tamarindus indica L. of the family Leguminosae is a major fruit crop. Survey was conducted to find out major disease of tamarind and found black pod disease was major constraints. Black pod of tamarind incidence was observed range from 8.00 -22 per cent in pod on tree and incidence in storage was observed 5-22.5 per cent at different location in Jhalawar district during 2013 to 2017. Subsequently, the pathogen was isolated and pure culture of fungus established. The pathogenicity of fungus was proved and it was identified as Aspergillus niger by Indian Type Culture Collection, Division of Plant Pathology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.


Keywords: Black Pod, Aspergillus niger, Tamarindus indica
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Chaturbhuj Meena, P. Bhatnagar, R.R. Meena, V.C. Prahlad and Ashok Kumar. 2018. First Report of Black Pod in Tamarind due to Aspergillus niger from India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(4): 1127-1130. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.704.123