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Necrosis in Chickpea

Necrosis: Lettuce necrotic yellow virus

Symptoms :

  • Terminals of the main and auxillary shoots are usually twisted.

  • The newest leaves show a bleached, necrotic tip burn.

  • The stem, and bases of the larger, older leaves develop reddish brown patches, particularly at the nodes.

  • Yellow flecks on veins but the flecks enlarge to produce general chlorosis and kill the leaflet.

  • Infected plants wilt and die.

Control :

The disease is considered to be a minor one.

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