Bio-management of Meloidogyne incognita on tuberose using a formulation of Pochonia chlamydosporia

M. S. Rao, M. Shylaja, P. P. Reddy

Abstract


Field experiments conducted to evaluate the efficacy of a formulation of the bio-control fungus Pochonia chlamydosporia Zare et at., for the management of Meloidogyne incognita Chitw. on tuberose indicated the potential of the use of this bioagent. Application of 100 g of the formulation per plot (m 2 x m 2) reduced the population of the nematode significantly and improved the floral characteristics in this crop.

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