Incidence of Post-Harvest Fungal Pathogens in Guava and Banana in Allahabad

  • Renu Srivastava
  • Abhilasha A Lal
Keywords: Banana, Guava, Incidence, Post-Harvest Losses

Abstract

A survey was conducted to study incidence of pathogens associated with post-harvest losses in fruits in produce from fruit markets of Allahabad. Rhizopus stolonifer (20.76%) was a major post-harvest pathogen isolated from the samples, followed by Pestalotia psidii (18.46%), Alternaria sp. (17.69%), Penicillium expansum (11.53%), Colletotrichum gloesporioides (10.76%), Aspergillus niger (9.23%), Tricothecium sp (8.46%), and Cladosporium sp. (4%) in Guava, and, Fusarium sp. (28.3%) Curvularia (23.39%), Colletotrichum musae (16.6%), Trichothecium sp (11.6), Penicillium (10.8%), Alternaria (5%) and Rhizopus (4%) in banana fruit samples.

Published
2009-06-30
How to Cite
Srivastava, R., & Lal, A. A. (2009). Incidence of Post-Harvest Fungal Pathogens in Guava and Banana in Allahabad. Journal of Horticultural Sciences, 4(1), 85-89. Retrieved from https://jhs.iihr.res.in/index.php/jhs/article/view/565
Section
Short Communications