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Vol. 8, Issue 5 (2019)

Survey report of major plant diseases in Chinnamanur block of Theni District, Tamil Nadu

Author(s):
Manikandan R, Ramya V, Gokila C, Sahanasree RM, Dibiya Jose L, Harisanadevi C, Dongre Prathima, Ajin RP, Brindha P, Parthasarathy S and Theardimani M
Abstract:
A plant disease is defined as anything that prevents a plant from performing to its maximum potential. Plant diseases have caused enormous economic losses in each one of the countries and impacted the society. Many studies show that quality of agricultural products may be reduced due to various factors of plant diseases. A survey was conducted during March 2019 to observe the disease prevalence in major crops of Chinnamanur block in Theni district. The results of this survey showed the prevalence of twenty major diseases in that region. The following crops were surveyed: Rice, Maize, Rose, Banana, Citrus, Tomato, Castor, Teak, Guava, Green gram, Ragi, Coconut and Sandalwood. Therefore, any intervention including direct research towards creating new or adopting an integrated disease management options must focus on those prioritized major diseases of the area to have higher, good quality agricultural produces.
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How to cite this article:
Manikandan R, Ramya V, Gokila C, Sahanasree RM, Dibiya Jose L, Harisanadevi C, Dongre Prathima, Ajin RP, Brindha P, Parthasarathy S, Theardimani M. Survey report of major plant diseases in Chinnamanur block of Theni District, Tamil Nadu. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(5):321-326.

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