Field Diagnosis of Chickpea Diseases and their Control uri icon


  • Chickpea is an important cool season food crop grown mainly in dry lands. The crop suffers from serious diseases which affect it in all growth stages. The pathogens that affect chickpea include fungi, bacteria, viruses, and mycoplasma. Among these, the most important are fungi, affecting roots, stems, leaves, flowers, and pods. This information bulletin provides information on the distribution of major diseases, field symptoms, environmental conditions favoring these diseases and control measures. Color photographs are included to facilitate identification of the diseases. An index of the technical terms used is also given

publication date

  • 1991