Question of The Day20-02-2022

Which of the following is incorrect regarding Plant disease and its causative agent?

 (Plant Disease) - (Causative agent)


Correct Answer : b ) Red rot of Sugarcane - Puccinia Graminis

Explanation :
  • The fungus Glomerella tucumanensis, also known as Colletotrichum falcatum, causes red rot of sugarcane disease. It is one of the most serious sugarcane diseases known. It was first reported by Went in Java in 1893.
  • Loose smut of Wheat is caused by Ustilago tritici.
  • Late blight of Potato is caused by Phytophthora infestans.
  • Sheath rot on Rice is caused by Sarocladium oryzae.

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Hence, option (b) is correct.



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