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G07-1676 Ascochyta Blight of Chickpeas in Nebraska

Robert M. Harveson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Ascochyta blight is the most serious chickpea disease worldwide. Integrating genetic resistance, crop rotation and fungicide application is the best way to manage the disease and is discussed in the 2007 NebGuide.