23-09-2020

भाकृअनुप - भारतीय मक्का अनुसंधान संस्थान

ICAR - Indian Institute of Maize Research

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Nurturing Diversity, Resilience, Livelihood & Industrial Inputs

Predominant diseases of maize across India

S.No.State/Union territoryPredominant disease
1.Jammu & KashmirTurcicum leaf blight
2.Himachal PradeshTurcicum leaf blight, Banded leaf and sheath blight and Bacterial stalk rot
3.PunjabMaydis leaf blight, Banded leaf and sheath blight and Charcoal rot
4.UttarakhandTurcicum leaf blight, Banded leaf and sheath blight and Bacterial stalk rot
5.RajasthanFusarium stalk rot, Rajasthan downy mildew and Curvularia leaf spot Non-Insect pest- Cyst Nematode
6.HaryanaCommon rust, Banded leaf and sheath blight and Maydis leaf blight
7.BiharMaydis leaf blight, Banded leaf and sheath blight and Turcicum leaf blight
8.MaharashtraCharcoal rot
9.DelhiMaydis leaf blight and Banded leaf and sheath blight
10.KarnatakaTurcicum leaf blight, Polysora rust, Charcoal rot, Common rust and Sorghum downy mildew
11.TelanganaCharcoal rot
12.Andhra PradeshBanded leaf and sheath blight and Turcicum leaf blight
13.Tamil NaduCharcoal rot
14.SikkimTurcicum leaf blight
15.MeghalayaTurcicum leaf blight
16.ManipurTurcicum leaf blight
17.West BengalTurcicum leaf blight