All about Jowar Shoot Fly

Jowar Shoot Fly Scientific Name: Atherigona soccata Rond. Class & Order: Anthomyidae – Diptera Economic Importance: It is one of the serious pests of sorghum in India. The Pest attacks …

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Common smut (Ustilago maydis) Of Maize

DISEASE: Common smut (Syn. boil smut, blister smut) PATHOGEN: Ustilago maydis (Syn. Ustilago zeae) HOSTS: Maize (Zea mays), teosinte (Zea mexicana) Taxonomy of ustilago maydis Kingdom :Fungi – champignons, Fungo, fungi Subkingdom: Dikarya Division: Basidiomycota …

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Fungal Disease In Plant

Fungi constitute the largest number of plant pathogens and are responsible for a range of serious plant diseases. Most vegetable diseases are caused by fungi. They damage plants by killing …

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