Rice bacterial blight and Citrus canker

Rice bacterial blight and Citrus canker

Rice bacterial blight and Citrus canker According to Julius Kuhn, plant disease is an abnormal change in physiological processes which disturbs the normal activity of plant organs. Significance Plant disease are important due to the economic loss they cause to the grower. The loss occurs in the field during storage at any time between sowing … Read more Rice bacterial blight and Citrus canker

Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR)

Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR)

Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) What is PGPR? Plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria are the soil bacteria that colonize plant roots. They have the ability to: Reduce the insects and disease damage. Facilitate plant growth directly or indirectly. Decrease the global dependence on hazardous agricultural chemicals. Stimulate plant growth through mobilizing nutrients in the soil. Image Source: Paula … Read more Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR)

Viral Diseases of Leaf

Viral Diseases of Leaf

Why do we study viral diseases of the leaf? that infect humans can infect plants too. Leaves are important parts because they are the primary source of photosynthesis Respiration, Transpiration, Guttation (in some plants only). A leaf is a plant organ, exposed to the external environment and is the primary way plants interact with the … Read more Viral Diseases of Leaf