International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences

International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences


International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 4
Survey for fungal fruit spots and fruit rots of pomegranate in central dry zone of Karnataka

Pruthviraj, Suresh D Ekabote, Divyajyothi U, Nandappa Chorgast

Among the different fungal diseases, fruit spots and fruit rots pomegranate caused Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, Alternaria alternata, Curvularia geniculata and Pestalotiopsis microspora are the most important. Survey for the fungal fruit spots and fruit rots of pomegranate (Punica granatum) was conducted during 2017-2018 in major pomegranate growing areas in central dry zone of Karnataka to assess the severity of fungal fruit spots and fruit rots of pomegranate in Chitradurga, Tumkur, Davanagere and Hassan districts. The per cent disease index was recorded using 0-5 scale. The maximum per cent disease index (49.78 %) was recorded in Tumkur district followed by Davanagere (46.58 %) and the mean least severity (30.70 %) was noticed in Hassan district.
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How to cite this article:
Pruthviraj, Suresh D Ekabote, Divyajyothi U, Nandappa Chorgast. Survey for fungal fruit spots and fruit rots of pomegranate in central dry zone of Karnataka. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2020; 2(4): 45-48.