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Diseases of ginger and their management

, : Diseases of ginger and their management. Diseases of plantation crops, spices, betelvine and mulberry: 115-121

During the 30 days it takes to germinate and the 6-8 months it takes to develop rhizomes Zingiber officinale is susceptible to attack by several pathogens. The important diseases include rhizome rot including fungal soft rots and yellows (Pythium spp. and Fusarium spp.), bacterial rot (Ralstonia solanacearum), rootknot (Meloidogyne incognita) as well as leaf spots (Phyllosticta) and mosaic (wheat streak mosaic virus).

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