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Vol. 11, Special Issue 1 (2022)

An investigation on the management of early blight of tomato

Author(s):
Ravindra Pratap Singh Jetawat, Priyanka Swami and Hari Singh
Abstract:
Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) is an important vegetable crop being used as vegetable as well as an ingredient. Alternaria solani causes early blight in tomato which is responsible for severe yield losses in the crop. In the dry climate of Sirohi region, tomato is an important crop taken by the farmers of this region. Various control measures have been introduced through decades to minimize the losses the crop is subjected due to early blight disease. Under present study a number of such methods have been tested against the A. solani. Various treatments included fungicide, bio control agent, organic amendment and the combination of all these. PDI was calculated under different treatments with standard score. The results clearly shown that the Integrated Pest Management is the most effective method to reduce the losses caused by this disease at field level. Yield was significantly.
Pages: 1351-1353  |  320 Views  75 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Ravindra Pratap Singh Jetawat, Priyanka Swami and Hari Singh. An investigation on the management of early blight of tomato. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(1S): 1351-1353.

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