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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Diseases and Their Management

Authors
item CHEN, WEIDONG
item Basandrai, Ashwani - INDIA
item Basandrai, Daisy - INDIA
item Banniza, Sabine - CANADA
item Bayaa, Bassam - SYRIA
item Buchwaldt, Lone - CANADA
item Davidson, Jenny - AUSTRALIA
item Larsen, Richard
item Rubiales, Diego - SPAIN
item Taylor, Paul - AUSTRALIA

Submitted to: Lentil
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: February 20, 2009
Publication Date: June 20, 2009
Citation: Chen, W., Basandrai, A., Basandrai, D., Banniza, S., Bayaa, B., Buchwaldt, L., Davidson, J., Larsen, R.C., Rubiales, D., Taylor, P. 2009. Diseases and Their Management, pages 262-281 in: The Lentil: Botany, Production and Uses, Erskine, W., Muehlbauer, F.J., Sarker, A. and Sharma, B. (eds.). CAB International, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.

Interpretive Summary: Review of important lentil diseases around the world, and management practice of the lentil diseases, for a book on lentil.

Technical Abstract: Important diseases and their management practices of lentil were reviewed. The diseases reveiwed include Ascochyta blight (Ascochyta lentis), Anthracnose (Colletotrichum truncatum), White mold (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum), rust (Uromyces viciae-fabae), Botrytis gray mold (Botrytis cinerea and B. fabae), Stemphylium blight (Stemphylium botryosum), Fusarium wilt (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lentis), and nematode diseases including root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne incognita, M. javanica), cyst nematode (Heterodera ciceri), and root-lesion nematodes (Pratylenchus thornei, P. penetrans, and P. mediterraneus), and stem nematode (Ditylenchus dipsaci).

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