Dr. Rikhab Raj BhansaliCentral Arid Zone Research InstituteJodhpur, Rajasthan, IndiaEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Host: Delonix regia (Hook.) Raf. (Flamboyant, royal poinciana, flame tree, peacock flower, flamboyan)Disease name: Root and butt rotPathogen name: Ganoderma lucidum (Curtis:Fr.) P. Karst.
Butt rot of Delonix regia.
Root and butt rot of Delonix regia is caused by Ganoderma lucidum. It is a serious disease in areas with high humidity and rainfall levels. Young trees are more susceptible than older trees. Infected trees usually die within 6–24 months after symptoms appear. G. lucidum has a wide host range and often affects members of the family Fabaceae.
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