FLORA AND FAUNA ISSN 2456-9364(Online) 0971-6920(Print)
         
2015 Vol. 21 No. 2 PP 158­-160
TWO NEW FUNGAL DISEASES OF TREES OF MANUDEVI FOREST OF JALGAON, DISTRICT
S. A. FIRDOUSI AND TANVEER A. KHAN
Department of Botany,
H. J. Thim College of Arts and Science,
Mehrun, JALGAON­425001
tanveerkhan04@gmail.com
ABSTRACT
During the forest fungal diseases survey of the Jalgaon, authors came across very serious diseases on two important trees which have great economic and medicinal importance. A leaf spot disease on Bridelia retusa L. (Euphorbiaceae) caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Penz. Another leaf disease on Morinda citrifolia L. (Rubiaceae) caused by Corynospora sp. These were identified in laboratory and confirmed by experts of Agharkar Research Institute, Pune. The disease symptoms starts in the month of July and remain upto October. These tree hosts are reported as new host for these fungi. Hence, these diseases are reported for not only from Khandesh region but from India. It can be said that these disease are new to science.

Key words :Bridelia retusa, Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, Leaf spot, Morinda citrifolia
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