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Cucurbitaceous Vegetable Crops

  • P. Parvatha Reddy
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Abstract

Economic importance and losses, symptoms/damage, pre-disposing factors, epidemiology, survival and spread, and biointensive integrated management of insect and mite pests, fungal, bacterial, viral/mycoplasma diseases, nematode pests, and disease complexes of Cucurbitaceous vegetable crops (pumpkin, cucumber, water melon, musk melon, pointed gourd and bitter gourd) using physical methods, cultural methods, botanical pesticides, chemical pesticides, bioagents, arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, and host resistance are discussed.

Keywords

Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungus Botrytis Cinerea Rhizoctonia Solani Fusarium Solani Bitter Gourd 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Former DirectorIndian Institute of Horticultural ResearchBangaloreIndia

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