Research Paper | Mycology Science | Fiji | Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014
Survey of Anthracnose Disease in Chilli Crop in Rewa Region
Anamika, Salome Rhoda Ete, Paras Nath
Anthracnose of chilli (Capsicum frutecens) is an economically important disease which affects chilli production. Typically, this disease is mainly caused by Colletotricum capsici and C. gloeosporiodes. The appearance on fruits displays small, circular brown spots with concentric rings of acervuli. A survey was conducted to assess the incidence of anthracnose of chilli in five locations in Rewa Province. The percentage incidence of anthracnose affected fruits under field conditions was more on green fruits which the outcome indicated the incidence ranged from 55.53 to 71.10 %. It was revealed the predominance presence of the anthracnose disease which is the major constraints to profitable cultivation of chilli in Rewa region.
Keywords: Colletotricum, chilli, survey, anthracnose, fruit rot, disease incidence
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014
Pages: 1851 - 1854
How to Cite this Article?
Anamika, Salome Rhoda Ete, Paras Nath, "Survey of Anthracnose Disease in Chilli Crop in Rewa Region", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=25081408, Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014, 1851 - 1854
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