Deterioration in sugarcane due to pokkah boeng disease
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During the survey of sugarcane diseases in different seasons the Pokkah Boeng disease was observed on eleven varieties in monsoon and post monsoon seasons in central Uttar Pradesh. The incidence varied from 0.1 to 10.0 percent the minor elements reduction in major phosphorus and sulphur and minor elements zinc, iron, copper and manganese were recorded in diseased stalks and leaves in comparison to healthy ones. Maximum reduction in weight length, internodes, total juice, girth, pol per cent and total sugars was recorded in the varieties i.e. CoS 8436 and CoS 88230.
Key wordsSugarcane pokkah boeng macro and micro-nutrients reduction
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