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R. P. S. Jetawat K. Mathur

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The experiment was conducted to study fungicides, biocontrol agents and botanicals for management of ashwagandha root rot disease. Ashwagandha root rot disease caused by two pathogen Fusarium solani and Rhizoctonia solani. In field trial, seed treatments with integration of fungicides, neem cake manure, neem oil and Trichoderma viride agent evaluated as seed treatments individually as well as in different combination of seed treatment and soil application of neem cake was found effective integrated treatment (ST SAAF + neem cake manure + T. viride) and soil application of neem cake manure@500g/plot showed minimum per cent root rot and maximum per cent germination and maximum yield of Ashwagandha as compared to their individual applications over the untreated control.

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Keywords

Ashwagandha, Fusarium solani, Neem cake manure, Rhizoctonia solani and T. viride

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Jetawat, R. P. S., & Mathur, K. (2016). Management of Ashwagandha root rot disease with fungicides, biocontrol agents and botanicals. Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 8(1), 305–309. https://doi.org/10.31018/jans.v8i1.791
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