Seed Born Diseases

rop Common Name Causal Organism
Wheat Loose smut Ustilago tritici (Pers) Jens
Sorghum Kernel smut or grain smut Sphacelotheca sorghi (Link) Clinton
Head smut Sphacelotheca reiliana (Kuhn)Clinton
Bajra Downy mildew/Green ear Sclerospora graminicola (Sacc.) Schroet
Ergot Claviceps microcephala (Fr.) Tul
Grain smut Tolyposporium pencillariae (Brefeld) T. Senegalense  (Speg.)
Cowpea Ashy stem blight Macrophomina phaseili (Maub). Ash
Anthracnose Colletotrichum lindemuthianum (Sacc.and Magn.)
Greengram Halo blight Pseudomonas phasiolicola (Bark) (Dows)
Indian  bean Bacterial blight Xanthomonas spp.
Ascochyta Blight Ascochyta spp
Anthracnose Colletotrichum lindemuthianum (Sace & Magn)
French bean Bacterial blight Xanthomonas spp.
Anthrancose Colletotrichum
lindemuthianum (Sacc.Magn.)
Bean mosaic Macrosiphum pisi (katt.)
Ascochyta blight Ascochyta phaseolorum (Ascc. Michelia)
Sesamum Leaf spot Cercospora sesamillunm
Sunflower Downy midew Plasmopora halstedii (Farl.) Beri & deT.