Evaluation of non-systemic fungicides for growth inhibition of Alternaria burnsii causing blight in cumin 

DOI: 10.31830/2456-8724.2024.FM-142    | Article Id: FM-142 | Page : 37-40
Citation :- Evaluation of non-systemic fungicides for growth inhibition of Alternaria burnsii causing blight in cumin. Farm. Manage. 9: 37-40
Address : Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture,, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh - 360 201, India
Submitted Date : 23-05-2024
Accepted Date : 2-06-2024


Cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) is an important seed spice crop at world level and India is the leading producer (70% of world production), consumer and exporter of cumin in the world. Almost 80% of the crop cultivated is consumed in India. The crop yield is affected by several biotic and abiotic factors, among them, blight caused by Alternaria burnsii (Uppal, Patel & Kamat) is one of the most dreaded diseases and a major production constrain for the successful cultivation of cumin crop.   Among the non-systemic fungicides tested, captan 75% WP, chlorothalonil 75 % WP and mancozeb 75 % WP were most effective with 95.67, 95.62 and 94.86 per cent growth inhibition, respectively whereas hexaconazole 5 % EC was most effective in systemic fungicides with 99.98 per cent inhibition followed by Tebuconazole 25.9 % EC 87.40 per cent inhibition.


Alternaria burnsii captan chlorothalonil cumin mancozeb 


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