Department of Plant Pathology, S.K.N. College of Agriculture (SKNAU), Jobner, Rajasthan
*Department of Plant Pathology, Rajasthan College of Agriculture (MPUAT), Udaipur, Rajasthan
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Stem rot caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum is a serious disease of Coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.). Stem rot infected samples of Coriander were collected from Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Anta, Baran district of Rajasthan and incubation study was carried out in laboratories of Department of Plant Pathology, S.K.N. College of Agriculture, Jobner (Rajasthan) to study the isolation, purification, identification and pathogenicity of S. sclerotiorum causing stem rot of coriander during Rabi season 2015-16. Results revealed that the pathogen isolated, purified and its pathogenicity proved & pathogen identified as S. Sclerotiorum and its mycelial tufts was converted into hard black coloured sclerotia. Highest per cent disease incidence recorded in seed and soil inoculation technique. This is first report on this crop from Rajasthan.
Keywords: Coriander, identification, pathogenicity, sclerotia, seed and soil inoculation
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