A novel host for Alternaria citri causing yellow leaf spot on Indian mustard (Brassica juncea L) in India

PD Meena*, Pankaj Sharma and PK Rai


Indian mustard (Brassica juncea L) constitutes a new host record for Alternaria citri Ellis & Pears (NFCCI 2704) fungus in India and worldwide. At the outset during 2011-12, leaves of Indian mustard (B. juncea) cultivar Varuna were found infected with yellow leaf spots and these were also observed in succeeding years upto 2022-23 in rapeseedmustard fields in Bharatpur, India


Alternaria citri, Brassica juncea,leaf spot, new host

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