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Foot Rot of Chickpea

Foot rot
General Information :

Appears when the soils are wet.

Dark brown lesions above the collar region
Dark brown lesions above
the collar region
Symptoms :
  • Rotting from the collar region downwards is distinct.
  • The symptoms on the above-ground plant parts are similar to those of fusarium wilt, particularly the drooping of branches . o The stem above the rotten portion is discolored, unlike the brown-to-black discoloration in verticillium and fusarium wilts.

Control :

A minor disease and does not require any specific control measure.

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