Incidence of charcoal rot of sorghum and soil populations of Macrophomina phaseolina associated with sorghum and native vegetation in Somalia

Studies were conducted in the Bay Region of Somalia to determine the incidence of charcoal rot in sorghum incited by Macrophomina phaseolina and the soil population of M. phaseolina in sorghum fields and areas of native vegetation. Charcoal rot was detected in 34 of 40 sorghum fields. Incidence (percent sorghum hills with diseased plants) in the four… CONTINUE READING