First report of fungal disease at nursery of social forestry department, Jalgaon (M.S.) India.
During the extensive and intensive survey in order to collect and observe the severe fungal disease of nursery of social forestry department J. K. Park, Jalgaon, out of 20 trees plants, 16 plants were found affected from severe fungal diseases. These plants were - Azadirachta indica, Albezia procera, Albezia lebbeck, Madhuca latifolia, Pongamia pinnata, Tectona grandis, Termenilia arjuna, Termenelia bellerica, Ficus religiosa, Ficus benghalensis, Dalbergia sisso and Cassia fistula. About 8 leaf spot, 3 rust, 3 powdery mildew and 2 wilt diseases were observed during two years 2015-16, 2016-17. Pathogens were identified with the help of available literature and confirmed by experts.