Research


Plant Pathology section research projects -

Research Projects under All India Coordinated Research Projects - Sugarcane (AICRP-S)


  • PP1(AICRP- PP17-B) : Evaluation of zonal varieties for resistance to smut.
    (AICRP-PP 17- D) : Yellow leaf disease study.
    (AICRP – PP 17-E) : Methodology for screening of varieties for brown rust
    AICRP – PP17-F) : Screening of entries under AVT for pokkah boeng.
  • PP2 (AICRP- PP22) : Survey of sugarcane diseases naturally occurring in the area on important sugarcane varieties in Maharashtra.
  • PP3 (AICRP- PP31) : Screening, epidemiology, and management of pokkah boeng in sugarcane.
  • PP 4 (AICRP-PP 17- D) : Yellow leaf disease study.
  • PP 5 (AICRP) -PP 33 : Management of yellow leaf disease through meristem culture.
  • PP 6 (AICRP-PP 34) : Efficient delivery of fungicides and other agro inputs to manage major fungal diseases in sugarcane.





VSI Funded

  • PP7: Screening of promising clones/ genotypes of sugarcane developed at VSI for resistance to smut disease conditions at the field level.
  • PP8: Natural incidence of known and unknown diseases of sugarcane on promising genotypes tested under zonal trials at VSI.
  • PP9: Natural incidence of known and unknown diseases of sugarcane on genotypes tested under different trials of the Plant Breeding section.
  • PP10: Management of pokkah boeng disease by non-chemical means
  • PP11: Management of brown spot disease of sugarcane.
  • PP 12: Efficacy of irradiated chitosan (Nanoparticles) in combination with silver nano-particles and fungicide for the management of pokkah boeng disease in sugarcane




Laboratory Experiment