charcoal rot

charcoal rot

[′chär‚kōl ‚rät]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of potato, corn, and other plants caused by Macrophomina phaseoli; tissues of the root and lower stem are destroyed and blackened.
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Assistant Director Information Naveed Asmat Kohloon here Wednesday told that Charcoal Rot disease was attacking at inner portion of trunk.
2003 "Isolation of PGP strains of Bradyrhizobium with biocontrol potential against Macrophomina phaseolina causing charcoal rot of peanut, 84(3)pp 443-447.
2002 "Plant growth enhancement and suppression of Macrophomina phaseolina causing charcoal rot of peanut by fluorescent Pseudomonas.
The new lines were also selected for resistance to diseases such as sudden death syndrome, stem canker, and frogeye leaf spot, with moderate resistance to charcoal rot.
Visual disease severity (VDS) ratings for charcoal rot in soybean root tissue taken 90 days post-emergence after growing in soil containing cornmeal/sand inoculum of M.
An effective technique for screening sorghum for resistance to charcoal rot.
phaseolina, is the causal organism of charcoal rot of soybean.
is a soilborne pathogen that causes charcoal rot of soybean.
At 90 days post-emergence, all plants were excised from pots and visual disease severity (VDS) represented as charcoal rot lesions on root tissue was determined using a modified disease index as described by Chakraborty and Purkayastha (1983).
Those include varieties with tolerance to drought, soybean cyst nematode, charcoal rot, stem borer, sudden death syndrome, Phytophthora root rot and other insect and disease protection traits.