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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Cool Season Grain Legume Genetic Enhancement and Pathology Title: Chickpea Ascochyta blight and insects

Authors
item Chen, Weidong
item Clement, Stephen

Submitted to: Pulse Pipeline
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: June 27, 2008
Publication Date: June 27, 2008
Citation: Chen, W., Clement, S.L. 2008. Chickpea Ascochyta blight and insects. Pulse Pipeline.

Interpretive Summary: This article informs chickpea scientists and growers about current disease and insect pest problems in the Palouse region. Ascochyta blight appeared in many chickpea fields and was severe in some fields. Insect pests including loopers and armyworms were rampant. Appropriate management practices for the disease and insect pests are provided.

Technical Abstract: Early symptoms of Acochyta blight and insect damages were detected in the Paliuse region.This article informs chickpea scientists and growers about current disease and insect pest problems in the Palouse region. Ascochyta blight appeared in many chickpea fields and was severe in some fields. Insect pests including loopers and armyworms were rampant. Appropriate management practices for the disease and insect pests are discussed.

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