G Santhosh, Singh US, R Shalem Raju and Shraddha Bhaskar Sawant
A field experiment was conducted on Screening of maize varieties against stunt nematode Tylenchorhynchus mashhoodi, 8 maize varieties Shaktiman-1, Shaktiman-2, Shaktiman-3, Shaktiman-4, Shaktiman-5, Laxmi, Dewaki, Ganga safed-2 seeds received from T.C.A., Dholi, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Bihar, Pusa, were evaluated for their reactions to stunt nematode using Completely Randomized Design (CRD) with 5 replications in net house at 8 – 29oC temperature during rabi season 2018-2019. Observations were recorded on plant height, fresh shoot and root weight and final nematode population in each pot. The results revealed that all eight varieties showed susceptible where shaktiman-4 and Ganga safed-2 showed highest susceptible when compared with other varieties.
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