DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
PL PATH 507 DISEASES OF FIELD AND MEDICINAL CROPS (2L+1P) I
To provide knowledge on major diseases and management of field and medicinal crop diseases
Diseases of Cereal crops- wheat, barley, rice, pearl millet, sorghum and maize-economic importance, symptoms and disease cycle, epidemiology and management
Diseases of Pulse crops- gram, urdbean, mungbean, lentil, pigeonpea, soybean.
Diseases of Oilseed crops- rapeseed and mustard, sesame, linseed, sunflower, groundnut, castor.
Diseases of Cash crops- cotton, sugarcane.
Diseases of Fodder legume crops- berseem, oats, guar, lucerne, cowpea.
Medicinal crops- plantago, liquorice, mulathi, rosagrass, sacred basil, mentha, ashwagandha, Aloe vera.
Detailed study of symptoms and host parasite relationship of important diseases of above mentioned crops. Collection and dry preservation of diseased specimens of important crops