Plant Disease List Pathogen

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Rice

Disease Pathogen
1 Blast (Rotten neck) Pyricularia oryzae
2 Bacterial leaf blight (BLB) Xanthomonas
3 Brown leaf spot Helminthosporium oryzae
4 Khaira disease Zinc deficiency oryzae
5 Bakanae/ Foot rot disease Gibberella fujikuroi
6 Pan Sukh Dry physiological disease
7 Sheath blight Rhizoctonia solani
8 Tungro disease Rice Tungro virus
9 Grassy stunt Viral
10 Udbatta disease Due to Fungi ‘Ephelis oryzae’
11 Ufra disease Ditylenchus angustus(Nematode)
12 Mantek disease Rice root nematode

Wheat

Disease Pathogen
1 Brown / leaf rusts Puccinia recondita tritici
2 Yellow or stripe rust Puccinia striiformis
3 Black /stem rust (Killer disease) Puccinia graminis tritici
4 Karnal bunt (Cancer) Neovossia indica
5 Loose smut Ustilago nuda tritici
6 Powdery mildew Erysiphe graminis tritici
7 Tundu disease /sehu /yellow ear rot disease Corynebacterium tritici+Anguina tritici
8 Flag smut Urocystis gamines/tritici
9 Hill bunt Tilletia foetida
10 Ear-cockle Anguina tritici
11 Molya disease Heterodera avcnae

Pearl Millet / Bajra 

Disease Pathogen
1 Downy mildew/ green ear disease Sclerospora graminicola
2 Ergot Claviceps fusiformis
3 Smut Tolyposporium penicillariae

Maize

Disease Pathogen
1 White bud of maize Zn deficiency
2 Charcoal rot Macrophomina phaseoli
3 Seed Rot / Seedling Blight Pythium aphanidermatum
4 Smut Ustilago Maydis

Barley

Disease Pathogen
1 Covered smut Ustilago hordei
2 Loose smut Ustilago nuda
3 Powdery mildew Erysiphe graminis var. hardei

Sorghum

Disease Pathogen
1 Downy mildew Sclerospora soghi
2 Grain smut Sphacelotheca sorghi
3 Leaf rust Puccinia purpurea
4 Head smut Sphacelotheca reiliana
5 Long smut Tolyposporium ehrenbergii

Plant Disease List Pathogen

Gram/chickpea 

Disease Pathogen
1 Fusarium wilt Fusarium Oxysporium f.v.cicri
2 Ascochyta blight Ascochyta rabiei 

Arhar/Pigeonpea 

Disease Pathogen
1 Fusarium wilt Fusarium oxysporumf. sp. udum
2 Sterility mosaic Sterility mosaic

Soybean

Disease Pathogen
1 Yellow mosaic Mungbean Yellow mosaic virus
2 Anthracnose/Pod blight Colletotrichum truncatum

Groundnut

Disease Pathogen
1 Tikka disease Cercospora personata &

Cercospora arachidicola

2 Collar rot & Dry root rot  Aspergillus niger
3 Rust Puccinia arachidis

Mustard

Disease Pathogen
1 White rust/blister Albugo candida
2 Alternaria blight Alternaria brassicae
3 Downy mildew Peronospora brassicae

Sugarcane

Disease Pathogen
1 Red rot Colletrotricum falcatum
2 Grassy shot of sugarcane Mycoplasma
3 Smut Ustilago scitaminea
4 Red stripe Xanthomonas rubrilineans 
5 Gummosis Xanthomonas vasculorum

Plant Disease List Pathogen

Potato

Disease Pathogen
1 Late blight Phytophthora infestans
2 Early blight Alternaria solani
3 Black scurf Rhyzoctonia solani
4 Wart Synchytrium endobioticum
5 Black heart Due to oxygen starvation
6 Scab Streptomyces scabies

Sesame

Disease Pathogen
1 Phyllody Mycoplasma

Cotton

Disease Pathogen
1 Bacterial blight/ angular leaf spot/ black arm Xanthomonas malvacearum
2 Tirak/bad opening of bolls Physiological disorder
3 Fusarium walt Fusarium moniliform sp. vasinectum
4 Leaf blight Alternaria macrospora
5 Stenosis/ small leaf Virus

Tomato

Disease Pathogen
1 Early blight Alternaria solani
2 Late blight Phytophthora infestans
3 leaf curl Viral
4 Blossom end rot Ca deficiency
5 Fruit cracking  Boron deficiency

Brinjal

Disease Pathogen
1 Phomopsis blight/fruit rot Phomopsis vexans
2 Little leaf of brinjal Mycoplasma
3 Damping off Pithium sp
4 Bacterial Wilt Psedomonas solancearum

Chilli

Disease Pathogen
1 Damping off Pythium Aphanidermatum /phytophora sp.
2 Anthracnose/ripe rot die back Collectotrichum capsici
3 Leaf curl Viral

Mustard

Disease Pathogen
1 White Rust Blister Aldugo Candida
2 Browning of cauliflower Boron deficiency
3 Whiptail of cauliflower Mo deficiency
4 Club-root (finger & toe disease) Plasmodiphora brassicae

Mango

Disease Pathogen
1 Malformation Fusarium monilliformae
2 Black tip/Mango necrosis Boron deficiency

Banana

Disease Pathogen
1 Panama wilt Fusarium oxysporium
2 Bunchy top Virus
3 Vector is aphid Pentalonia Nigronervosa

Citrus

Disease Pathogen
1 Citrus canker Xanthomonas compestris
2 Die-back / wither tip Collectotrichum gloeosporiodides
3 Gummosis Phytophthora palmivora
4 Greening Caused mycoplasma
5 Tristeza Viral
Other Crops
Disease Pathogen
1 Powdery mildew of cucurbits is caused by? cichoracearum
2 Downy mildew of cucurbits is caused by Pseudopernospora cubensis
3 White blister of cabbage is caused by Albugo candida
4 Black rot of cabbage is caused by Xanthomonas compestris
5 Club root of cauliflower is caused by? Plasmodiosphora brassicae
6 Damping off of tobacco is caused by Pythium aphanidermaum
7 Tobacco Mosaic disease is caused by Nicotiana Virus-1
8 Alternaria blight or leaf spot of sunflower is caused by Alternaria helianthi
9 Root and collar rot of sunflower is caused by Sclerotium rolfssi
10 The causal organism of Phyllody disease of sesame? MLO
Disease Pathogen
1 Ring rust of Aonla is caused by? Ravenellia emblica var. fructoidae
2 Scab disease in apple is caused by Venturia inaequalis
3 Peach leaf curl is caused by fungus:  Taphrina deformens
4 Anthracnose of guava is caused by Collectotrichum psidii

Updated: 2019-03-06 — 3:54 pm

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