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Evaluation of twelve genotypes against bacterial blight of cotton under field conditions

The International Journal of Global Sciences (TIJOGS)


Urwa Tul Wusqa1*, Rafia Zainab2, Ayesha Anwar3, Zaira arkam4, Naila Kundi1, Shaista Jabeen2, Sidra Hameed2, Shomaila Ashraf2

1Department of Botany, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

2Institute of microbiology & biotechnology, the University of Lahore Sargodha campus

3Department of Entomology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

 4Department of Plant Pathology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.

*Corresponding author’s email: urwach3255@gmail.com  

Submitted Accepted Published
Apr 09,2019 Aug 05,2019 Aug 07,2019

2019 / Vol: 2 / Issue: 3


The present experiment was performed to evaluate the cotton germplasm against bacterial blight of cotton under field conditions. For this purpose, nine Bt, (Bt Ali Akbar 802, Bt-FH 177, Bt-FH 182, Bt-NIBGE 2, Bt-CM 615, Bt-CRS 2007, Bt-CM 616, Bt-FH169, Bt-IUB 222,) and 3 non Bt, (Sindh 1, CRIS134 and CIM 573) varieties of cotton were used. The screening trial was conducted for two years under field conditions. six varieties showed moderately resistant response i.e. Bt-CM 615, Bt-CRS 2007, Bt-CM 616, Bt-IUB 222, Non Bt-Sindh 1 and Bt-FH 177 with disease rating 4. Three varieties (Bt-Ali Akbar 802, Non Bt-CIM 573 and Bt-NIBGI 2) expressed moderately susceptible response with rating 5. Two varieties (Bt-FH 182 and Bt-FH 169) showed susceptible response with disease rating 6 while Non Bt- CRIS 134 expressed highly susceptible response with disease rating 7.

Key words: cotton, bacterial blight


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