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2018, Vol. 6, Issue 1
Survey for the incidence of wilt of pomegranate in major pomegranate growing district of Karnataka

Somu R, RK Mesta, Chidanand P Mansur, Kulapati Hipparagi and Kiran Kumar KC

A survey was carried out in major pomegranate growing districts of Karnataka to know the incidence of wilt during 2015-16, which revealed that among the villages of different district surveyed the highest mean incidence (45.80%) of pomegranate wilt was noticed in Govindkoppa village followed by Kaladgi village (27.05%) in the Bagalkot taluk of Bagalkot district and the least disease incidence (1.00%) was noticed in the Bajjapanhatii village of Hosadurga talku, Chitradurga district. Among the taluks, the highest mean incidence of wilt (19.93%) was recorded in the Bagalkot taluk of Bagalkot district followed by Vijayapura taluk (9.27%) of Vijayapura district. The lowest incidence of pomegranate wilt (3.20%) was recorded in the Indi taluk of Vijayapura district. Among the districts, the highest mean incidence of wilt (15.27%) was recorded in Bagalkot district followed by Vijayapura district (6.23%). The lowest incidence of pomegranate wilt (3.75%) was recorded in Chirtradurga district. Orchards of four years and above old planted under black soil showed higher incidence of wilt along with shot hole borer and root knot nematode infection. Among the soil parameters electrical conductivity of soil showed the significant positive correlation with per cent disease incidence.
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How to cite this article:
Somu R, RK Mesta, Chidanand P Mansur, Kulapati Hipparagi, Kiran Kumar KC. Survey for the incidence of wilt of pomegranate in major pomegranate growing district of Karnataka. J Entomol Zool Stud 2018;6(1):390-399.
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