Host range of leaf blight pathogen (Exserohilum turcicum) of sorghum

Bunker, R.N. and Mathur, K. (2006) Host range of leaf blight pathogen (Exserohilum turcicum) of sorghum. Indian Phytopathology , 59 (3). pp. 370-372.

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Exserohilum turcicum (Pass.) Leonard and Suggs is a common pathogen of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.), teosinte (Zea mays ssp. mexicana), Paspalum scrobiculatum, Echinochloa-cruss-galli and maize (Zea mays L.). In addition Triticum, Hordeum, Avena, Oryza and Saccharum are also susceptible to E. turcicum under inoculations (4). However, there are reports about the possibility of existence of specialized races of this pathogen in these crops (3, 6). In some studies (7) the sorghum isolates of E. turcicum were found to be specific to Sorghum spp. (sorghum, Johnson grass, Sudan grass and Shatter cane), and avirulent to oat, wheat and barley......

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sorghum bicolor, leaf blight, Exserohilum turcicum, host range
Author Affiliation: Department of Plant Pathology, Rajasthan College of Agriculture, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur
Subjects: Plant Protection
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry > Plant Physiology
Divisions: Sorghum
Depositing User: Mr. SanatKumar Behera
Date Deposited: 12 May 2012 09:43
Last Modified: 12 May 2012 09:44
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