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Fungal Diseases of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) and Their Integrated Management (IDM)

  • C. P. Khare
  • Sushma Nema
  • J. N. Srivastava
  • V. K. Yadav
  • N. D. Sharma

Abstract

Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench) is an important vegetable crop grown mainly for its tender green fruits in India. The green fruits are rich in vitamins A and C and minerals like Ca, Mg, and Fe. In home consumption, India tops the world (Dhankhar and Mishra 2004). It is a multipurpose crop due to its various uses. Okra seeds are also good sources of protein and vegetable oil (Yadav and Dhankhar 2001). Okra crop is grown throughout the year and is susceptible to many fungal pathogens. Fungal diseases are a major constraint next to the yellow vein mosaic virus (YVMV) in all areas of the country okra producing. It is suffered by fungal diseases which are belonging to 23 genera and 31 species of fungal pathogens (Table 8.1).

Keywords

Powdery Mildew Rhizoctonia Solani Stem Canker Alternaria Alternata Trichoderma Viride 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. P. Khare
    • 1
  • Sushma Nema
    • 2
  • J. N. Srivastava
    • 3
  • V. K. Yadav
    • 4
  • N. D. Sharma
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Plant pathologyIndira Gandhi Agricultural UniversityRaipurIndia
  2. 2.Division of Plant pathologyJawaharlal Krishi Vishwa VidyalayaJabalpurIndia
  3. 3.Department of Plant PathologyBihar Agricultural University, SabourBhagalpurIndia
  4. 4.JNKVVCollege of AgricultureTikamgarhIndia

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