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Guidelines (millets)

Contributors to this page: ICRISAT, Patancheru, India (RP Thakur, AG Girish, VP Rao).

Technical Guidelines for the Safe Transfer of Germplasm and the
Protection of CGIAR Germplasm Banks
Pathogens of quarantine significance of millets tested by the Germplasm Health Laboratory of ICRISAT

Finger millet [Eleusine coracana L.]

 Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae.
 Xanthomonas vasicola pv. holcicola 
 Xanthomonas campestris (Pammel) Dowson
 Cochliobolus lunatus
 Plodia interpunctella
 Prostephanus truncates
 Tribolium castaneum


Pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.]


 Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae van Hall.

 Xanthomonas campestris (Pammel) Dowson

 Xanthomonas vasicola pv. holcicola (Elliott).


 Bipolaris setariae (Saw.) Shoem.

 Claviceps fusiformis Loveless

 Moesziomyces penicillariae (Bref.) Vanky.

 Pyricularia grisea (Cke.) Sacc.

 Sclerospora graminicola (Sacc.) Schroet.


 Plodia interpunctella Hubner.

 Prostephanus truncatus Horn.

 Sitotroga cerealella Olivier

 Tribolium castaneum Herbst.



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