Observation on Bipolaris drechsleri infectious to wheat in India

Published: 26 July 2023| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/zr5rkpzf3d.1
, Sudhir Navathe,
, Pravin Pawar, rohit sharma, Ramesh Chand


Bipolaris drechsleri is a novel species of microfungi described by Manamgoda et al 2013 B drechsleri was found infectious on wheat in India under natural condition in various locations Leaf spot symptoms are irregular brown spots, with dark margin surrounded by chlorotic halo Different wheat variety showed different disease severity when infected by different isolates Five isolates (MCC 1673 MCC 1746 MCC 1747 MCC 1748 MCC 1907 are isolated and identified to be Bipolaris drechsleri Additional investigations on host range, survival, disease cycle is required in point of biosafety measures.



Banaras Hindu University Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Agharkar Research Institute


Filamentous Fungus, Plant Pathology, Anamorphic Fungi