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Vol. 11, Issue 2 (2022)

Pathological survey of blue Mould rot of orange in various fruit markets of Rajasthan

Author(s):
Meera Choudhary, GS Rathore, Lalita Lakhran, Manisha Shivran and Tejpal Bajaya
Abstract:
Orange (Citrus reticulata) is the most important fruit crop grown extensively in tropical areas of India. Among different fungal post-harvest rots in orange, blue mould caused by Penicillium italicum is most serious symptoms of the disease appeared initially as soft, watery and slightly discoloured spots on the surface of fruit rind. During the survey of the disease, incidence of blue mould rot ranged between 4.35 to 13.93 per cent while fruit marketing at Jobner had maximum incidence of 13.93 per cent. In the seven isolates maximum incidence (14.02%) was recorded in the fruit market of Jobner, while minimum incidence (8.91%) recorded from Jhalawar fruit market.
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How to cite this article:
Meera Choudhary, GS Rathore, Lalita Lakhran, Manisha Shivran, Tejpal Bajaya. Pathological survey of blue Mould rot of orange in various fruit markets of Rajasthan. Pharma Innovation 2022;11(2):314-316.

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