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Wilt disease in chickpea/bengalgram

Wilt disease in chickpea/bengalgram

Wilt disease: Fusarium oxysporum f.sp.ciceri

Kannada name: Sorgu roga or baadu roga

Damaging systems

  • Leaves turned to yellow, drying and ultimately shedding of leaves.
  • Roots look like healthy.
  • If we cut stem cross sectionaly the water movement portion gets turned to black. 5-30 % loss


  • Treat the seeds with  Capton or Thiram or Mecozeb @ 2 gram/kg or 4 gram Trichoderma
  • Diseases plant should Uproot and burn the plant from the start of ploughing to harvesting  time
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