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Ergot Disease of Pearl Millet

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Thakur, R.P. King, S.B.
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International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics ; Patancheru 502324, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Plant diseases of international importance. Volume I. Diseases of cereals and pulses 302-315


This bulletin has been prepared to provide research and extension workers with general information on ergot disease of pearl millet. A separate information bulletin has been written on smut, another important panicle disease of pearl millet that has mmmmmmmmmmmcertain similarities with orgot.  As can be seen from the contents, this bulletin is intended to be comprehensive in topics discussed. It should be especially useful to workers who are not very familiar with ergot disease and to those who do not have ready access lo research literature. However, for more in-depth information on various aspects of pearl millet ergot, scientific journals and books should be consulted. J.M.J. de Wet Director Cereals Program              
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