SUITABILITY OF SOME CULTIVARS OF PEPPER AS HOSTS FOR MELOIDOGYNE JAVANICA AND RACES OF M. INCOGNITA

KHAN, A.A.; KHAN, M.W.

Abstract


Fourteen cultivars of pepper (Capsicum annuum) were screened according to the standards set by the International Meloidogyne Project, against Meloidogyne javanica and all the 4 races of M. incognita to evaluate/revaluate their degree of resistance. Eleven were susceptible to all the 4 races of M. incognita. Two Jwala and Pusa Jwala, showed race specific resistance. A number of cultivars were rated as resistant of immune to M. javanica. Suryamukhi Green and Chilli P.C.I. were susceptible to this species.

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