Page Banner

United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Pearl Millet Diseases: Title and Contents

Pearl Millet Diseases

Pearl Millet Diseases

A Compilation of Information on the Known Pathogens of Pearl Millet

Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.

Jeffrey P. Wilson *

United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service
Agriculture Handbook Number 716
April 2000


Contents

Abstract
[Readme]
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Bacterial Diseases
Fungal Diseases
Viral Diseases
Nematode Diseases
Parasitic Flowering Plants
Questionable or Poorly Described Diseases of Pearl Millet Reported in the Literature
Fungicide Treatments for Pearl Millet Seed
Tables
References
Index

Tables

Table 1. A quick reference to the infectious diseases of pearl millet
Table 2. Host ranges and geographic distributions of Bipolaris species pathogenic to Pennisetum species
Table 3. Host ranges and geographic distributions of Curvularia species pathogenic to Pennisetum species
Table 4. Fungi isolated from pearl millet seed
Table 5. Fungi reported to cause pre-emergence or postemergence damping off and seedling blight of pearl millet
Table 6. Geographic distribution of plant parasitic nematodes associated with pearl millet


Requesting a printed copy

next page 

United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

The material on this page is in the public domain.

Original posting: June 5, 1999.

Last Modified: 2/6/2002