PATH-354

PATH-354: DISEASES OF HORTICULTURAL CROPS AND THEIR MANAGEMENT

Credits: 3(2+1)

THEORY:
Economic importance, symptoms cause disease cycle and interated management of diseases of citrus, mango, banana grapevine, pomegranate, papaya, guave, sapota, custard, apple, ber, fig, strawberry, cashew, aonla, jamun, cocum, arecanut, coconut, apple, chilli, brinjal, ladyfinger, potato crucifers, cucurbits, tomato, beans, onion, garlic, leafy vegetables, betel vine, mulberry, coffee, tea, oil palm, rose, chrysanthemum, jasmine, aster, marigold, gladiolus, carnation, tuberose and gerbera.

PRACTICAL:
Study of symptoms, etiology, host-parasite relationship and specitic control measures of diseases of citrus, mango, banana, grapevine, pomegranate, papaya, guava, sapota, custard apple, ber, fig, strawberry, cashew, aonla, jamun, kokum, arecanut, coconut, chili, brinjal, ladies finger, crucifers, cucurbits, tomato, beans, onion, garlic, leafy vegetables, betel vine, mulberry, oil plam, rose, chrysanthemum and jasmine, aster, marigold, gladiolus, carnation, tuberose, gerbera. Field visits at appropriate time during the semester. Survey and collection of disease samples of about crops and their preservation.

Note:
Students should submit 50 pressed well mounted diseased specimen in three installments during the semester.

Practical (Experiments):
I) Study of symptoms, etiology, host-parasite relationship and specific control measures of the following crop diseases.
1) Diseases of citrus and mango.
2) Diseases of banana and grape vine.
3) Diseases of pomegranate and papaya.
4) Diseases of guava, sapota, strawberry.
5) Diseases of chili, brinjal and lady finger.
6) Diseases of crucifer and cucurbits.
7) Diseases of tomato.
8) Diseases of beans peas, onion & garlic.
9) Diseases of coconut and arecanut.
10) Diseases of betel vine and cashew.
11) Diseases of ber and custard apple.
12) Diseases of rose, chrysanthemum and jasmine.
13) Diseases of carnation, Gladiolus.
14) Diseases of gerbera, aster, marigold.
15) Field visit at appropriate time during the semester.
II) Survey collection and preservation of diseases sample of citrus, mango, banana, grapevine, pomegranate, papaya, guava, sapota, custard apple, ber, strawberry cashew aonla, jamun, kokum, arecanut, coconut, chili, brinjal, bhendi, potato, crucifers, cucurbits, tomato, beans, onions, garlic, leafy vegetables, betel vine, mulberry, oil palm, rose, chrysanthemum and jasmine, aster marigold, gladiolus carnation, tuberose, gerbera.
III) Field visits at appropriate time during the semester.