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Abstract

Occurrence of seed mycoflora on chickpea seed from Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh (Cicer arietinum L.).

Abstract

Ten species of fungi viz., Alternaria sp., Aspergillus flavus, A. fumigatus, A. terreus, A. niger, Curvularia lunata, Fusarium sp., Penicillium chrysogenum, Rhizopus stolonifer and Trichoderma sp. were found associated with chickpea seed collected from farmers' seed lots. Standard blotter paper method was proved to be the best compared to agar plate method in isolating the seed mycoflora of chickpea.