publication . Article . 2015

A farmer friendly and economic IPM strategy to combat root-knot nematodes infesting lentil

Rose Rizvi; Rizwan Ali Ansari; Gulshan Zehra; Irshad Mahmood;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2015 Journal: Cogent Food & Agriculture, volume 1 (eissn: 2331-1932, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
Abstract
An experiment was conducted to assess the effect of Rhizobium sp., waste tea leaves, eggshell powder, and composted cow dung manure on the root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita, on lentil in Botany department AMU, Aligarh, India. When used alone, composted cow dung was better in reducing galling and nematode multiplication and improving lentil growth followed by eggshell powder, Rhizobium sp., and waste tea leaves. Significant result in the integrated management of M. incognita was obtained when Rhizobium sp. was used in combination with cow dung and eggshell powder (with or without waste tea leaves). Combined application of root nodule bacterium and organic...
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free text keywords: lentil, waste tea leaves, Rhizobium sp., Agronomy, Manure, Rhizobium, biology.organism_classification, biology, Root nodule, Meloidogyne incognita, Eggshell, Terra incognita, Cow dung, lcsh:Agriculture, lcsh:S, lcsh:Food processing and manufacture, lcsh:TP368-456
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