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Management of Aspergillus crown rot in groundnut

Management of Aspergilus crown rot

Cultural Control

  • Crop rotation.
  • Destruction of plant debris.

Mechanical Control

  • Remove and destroy previous season's infested crop debris in the field

Biological Control

  • Seed treatment with Trichoderma viride/T.harizanum @ 4 g/kg seed and soil application of Trichoderma viride/T.harizanum @25-62.5kg/ha, preferably in conjunction with organic amendments such as castor cake or neem cake or mustard cake @ 500 kg/ ha.

Chemical Control

  • Seed treatment with 3 g thiram/ kg seed is recommended.


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