Khejri tree mortality associated with infestation of Acanthophorus serraticornis (Olivier) and Ganoderma lucidum (Curtis) p. Karst. in Rajasthan
Two major biotic factors Acanthophorus serraticornis (root borer) and Ganoderma lucidum (root rot) responsible for khejri mortality was assessed in five districts in Rajasthan. Data obtained clearly revealed that all the dried/ dead Khejri trees under study were invariably infested with either root borer or root rot diseases.
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