Disease - Karnal bunt of wheat
Causal organism - Tilletia indica
Symptoms & Damage - In the ear of wheat, the grains darkened from the inside. The black powder fall on, by suppressing these grains. Rotten fish like smell comes out among these.
Control - Spray propiconazol 26 EC, 0.1 % solution in the standing crop at dough stage. Sowing of seeds after treated with 2.5 g thiram for one kg seeds.
I.D.M. - Use advanced resistant varieties. Clean the farm thoroughly and keep it on regular intervals.