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Articles by T.A. Khan
Total Records ( 2 ) for T.A. Khan
  Mucksood Ahmad Ganaie and T.A. Khan
  A disease complex involving Meloidogyne incognita and Fusarium solani was studied on tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum, Mill.) under glasshouse conditions. Pot experiments were conducted to determine the pathogenesis of both the pathogens individually, simultaneously and sequentially. Isolates of M. incognita and F. solani singly caused a significant reduction in plant height, fresh weight, dry weight, number of fruits and fruit weight over the un-inoculated one but the reduction was more by M. incognita as compared to F. solani. A significant reduction in different plant growth parameters was observed on simultaneous and sequential inoculation of M. incognita and F. solani. However, the reduction was more prominent on simultaneous inoculation of both the pathogens. Among the sequential inoculations more damages were assessed during inoculation of M. incognita followed by F. solani (N+f10). Nematode multiplication, number of galls and number of females were adversely affected on simultaneous and sequential inoculation of both the pathogens in all the treatments. In the present study it was concluded that both the pathogens viz M. incognita and F. solani are virulent against the tomato c.v pusa ruby and therefore measures to prevent the spread of disease become important.
  M.A. Ganaie , S. Sood , G. Rizvi and T.A. Khan
  A total of 54 soil samples were examined from Jhansi city for the isolation and identification of keratinophilic fungi. Different sites were selected which include gardens, schools, poultry farms, rivers, hospitals and garbage dumping sites. A total of 23 species belonging to 11 genera were isolated and identified using hair bating technique. The fungi so isolated belongs to 5 species from genus Trichophyton, 4 species from Chrysosporium, 3 species each from Microsporum and Aspergillus, 2 species from Fusarium and one species from each of the following genera: Rhizopus, Alternaria, Trichoderma, Candida, Penicillium and Paecilomyces. The present study revealed that among the different sites selected the soil from gardens (65%) is rich in keratinophilic fungi followed by schools (52%), poultry farms (43%), garbage dumping sites (34%), hospitals (30%) and rivers (21%).
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