• Epidemiology of sorghum downy mildew. II. Circadian and seasonal periodicities in conidia and oospores

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      Sorghum downy mildew; aerobiology; epidemiology

    • Abstract


      This paper reports on the epidemiological studies undertaken on the airborne diseases of sorghum at Mysore including the downy mildew. The circadian and seasonal periodicities are presented and the significant reversal of usual role of conidia and oospores normally found in Peronosporaceae is discussed.

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      M M Shenoi1 2 A Ramalingam1

      1. Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Botany, University of Mysore, Manasa Gangotri, Mysore - 570 006
      2. Department of Plant Pathology, Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack - 753 006
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