During an investigation of the disease profile of Phaseolus lunatus (Lima beans) and Solanum melongena (Brinjal). Repeated isolations from infected part of plant showed the association of the bacterial and fungal pathogens were identified Xanthomonas oryzae, Bacillus subtilis, Pseudomonas putida, Lactobacilus, Corynebacterium, Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas fluorescens Klebsiella, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterobacter, Fusarium solani, Candida albican, Aspergillus flavus, Penicillium. Trichoderma viride, Mucor, Aspergilus niger, Fusarium oxysporum. The identified fungal hyphal development using slide culture technique .These pathogens were grown in groundnut plant and there was significant decrease in the crude protein and fibre contents with increasing disease severity.
Phaseolus lunatus, Solanum melongena, Plant pathogens, Slide culture technique
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