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Abstract

Occurrence of powdery mildew, rust and Ascochyta blight of pea in Sikkim.

Abstract

Powdery mildew (Erysiphe polygoni) is the most severe disease on peas in Sikkim, but rust (Uromyces viciae-fabae) and blight (A. pisi) also cause serious losses. These diseases appear from Dec.-Jan. and reach a max. in Mar.