Black Gram Anthracnose

Black Gram Anthracnose: Colletotrichum lindemuthianum

  • The fungus attacks all aerial part parts and at any stage of plant growth.
  • Symptoms are circular, black, sunken spots with a dark center and bright red-orange margins on leaves and pods.
  • In severe infections, the affected parts wither off.
  • Seedlings get blighted due to infection soon after seed germination.
  • The pathogen survives on seed and plant debris
  • The disease spreads in the field through air-borne conidia.
  • The disease is more severe in cool and wet seasons.
  • Seed treatment with Carbendazim 2g/kg
  • Remove and destruct plant debris
  • Spray Mancozeb 2g/lit or Carbendazim 0.5g/lit.



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