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Abstract

Occurrence and distribution of fungal diseases on lentil in Ankara Province.

Abstract

Surveys carried out on lentil in Ankara Province, Turkey, revealed that the incidence of mean disease ratio was 37% at seedling and 40.7% at flowering-podding stages. Fusarium equiseti, F. graminearum [Gibberella zeae], F. oxysporum, F. solani, Rhizoctonia solani, Alternaria alternata, Cladosporium sp. and Helminthosporium sp. were found at the seedling stage, and F. equiseti, G. zeae, F. oxysporum, F. solani, R. solani, A. alternata, Cladosporium sp., Helminthosporium sp., Phoma medicaginis and Ulocladium atrum at the flowering stage. Pathogenicity was confirmed for all the fungi except Cladosporium sp. and Helminthosporium sp.