Lecture 10

Pea (Pisum sativum L.) belonging to Leguminosae family includes both ornamental and edible forms –the garden pea and field pea. It is believed to be native of Europe and West Asia, while its wild prototype probably came from Ethiopia. It is one of the most important legume crops and is grown over a greater part of the world. During cultivation, the crop is severely affected by various diseases which not only reduce the yields but also affect the quality of the produce. The present lecture deals with the fungal, bacterial and viral diseases affecting this crop including their management.
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