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Plantation Crops

  • P. Parvatha Reddy
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Abstract

Symptoms, biomanagement and integrated management of fungal, bacterial and viral diseases, nematode pests, disease complexes and insect pests of plantation crops (coffee, tea, coconut, areca nut, betel vine and cocoa) using PGPR alone or PGPR integrated with physical and cultural methods, botanicals, bioagents and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi are discussed.

Keywords

Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungus Ganoderma Lucidum Outer Whorl Phytophthora Palmivora Foul Smell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Parvatha Reddy
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  1. 1.Indian Institute of Horticultural ResearchBangaloreIndia

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