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PL PATH 509 DISEASES OF VEGETABLES AND SPICE CROPS                                         (2L+1P) II

Objective
To impart knowledge about symptoms, epidemiology of different diseases of Vegetables and spices and their management.

Theory

UNIT I
Nature, prevalence, factors affecting disease development of bulb, leafy vegetable, crucifers, cucurbits and solanaceaous vegetables. Diseases of protected cultivation.

UNIT II
Symptoms and management of diseases of different root, bulb, leafy vegetables, crucifers, cucurbits and solanaceaous vegetable crops.

UNIT III
Symptoms, epidemiology and management of diseases of different spice crops such as black pepper, saffron, cumin, coriander, turmeric, fennel, fenugreek and ginger.

Practicals
Detailed study of symptoms and host pathogen interaction of important diseases of vegetable and spice crops.

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