Lakshmi Prasanna S., Ravi S.
Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var botrytis) is one of the important cool season vegetable crop grown in India. One of the major disease which causes huge loss (50-70%) is Black rot of cauliflower caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. Campestris. In the present study in vitro evaluation of chemicals/ antibiotics, botanicals and bio agents were studied and best selected treatments were studied at field level. Two antibiotics-Streptocycline, Tetracycline, (100,200,250ppm); Two chemicals-Copper oxychloride, Copper hydroxide, (0.15%, 0.2%); one combination of antibiotic and chemical Copper oxychloride + Streptocycline (0.15%+100ppm). Four botanicals Leaf extract of tea, Tea waste decoction, Garlic extract, Turmeric extract at two different concentrations 5 and 10 per cent and Two bio agents Bacillus subtilis and Pseudomonas fluoresces were tested for their efficacy against Xanthomonas campestris pv. Campestris . The results were garlic extract 10 per cent was found to be effective against the pathogen followed by tetracycline 250 ppm. The untreated control recorded the maximum disease incidence, followed by turmeric extract 10 per cent application. But there observed no significant difference among the treatments Tetracycline 250, 200 ppm, P. fluorescens, copper hydroxide 0.2%, garlic extract 5 per cent and turmeric extract 10 per cent are found to be on par
Cauliflower, Black rot, Chemicals, Antibiotics, Botanicals, Bio agents, Xanthomonas
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Lakshmi Prasanna S., Ravi S.. (2021) In Vitro Evaluation for the Efficacy of the Chemicals/antibiotics, Botanicals and Bio Agents Against Black Rot (Xanthomonas Campestris pv. Campestris) of Cauliflower in Plains of Kerala. International Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Systems, 6, 125-128