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Management of leaf spot in pigeonpea

Leaf spot : Cercospora cajani

Local name: Yale chukke roga

Damaging systems:

  • The spots appear on leaves, gray to brown in colour and circular to irregular in shape.
  • These spots increase in number and size, which turn into lesions of a reddish brown margin.
  • The size of pods and seed is reduced, hence yield decreased considerably.


  • Seed treatment with capton or thiram 2g/kg seed before sowing.

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