, Volume 31, Issue 2, pp 144–150 | Cite as

Inducing sporulation in different strains of alternaria solani

I. effect of visible light
  • Brij Mohan Singh


The role of visible light in inducing sporulation in three strains ofAlternaria solani has been studied. The three strains respond differently to sunlight and fluorescent light. The intensity of light, duration of exposure, temperature at the time of exposure and scraping the cultures have a considerable effect on spore yield and spore dimensions. Most effective colour of visible spectrum in inducing sporulation is green.


Spore Size Helminthosporium Alternaria Solani Spore Yield Spore Length 
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© Dr. W. Junk N.V. 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • Brij Mohan Singh
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  1. 1.Department of Botany and Plant PathologyPunjab Agricultural UniversityHissarIndia

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