Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Rhizoctonia leaf web blight of Albizia lebbek, a destructive disease in forest nurseries in India.

Abstract

Symptoms of this disease are described and illustrated. A pathogenicity test confirmed R. solani to be the causal agent. Brief descriptions are given of the epidemiology of the disease, infection frequencies encountered and damage caused. An integrated approach to management of the disease is recommended.