Diseases in Plants

Diseases in plants are caused by different agent and affect its different parts. Most plant diseases are caused by fungi, bacteria, and viruses. List of some of the fungal, viral and bacterial diseases are given below:

Fungal Diseases in Plants:

Name of the Crop/PlantFungal Disease
SugarcaneRed Rot
Bajra (Pearl Millet)Ergot, Green Ear, Smut
Pigeon Pea, CottonWilt
Ground NutTikka
RiceBlast
Paddy, PapayaFoot Rot
WheatRust, Powdery Mildew
CoffeeRust
PotatoLate Blight
Grapes, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Bajra, MustardDowny Mildew
Radish, TurnipWhite Rust

Viral Diseases in Plants:

Name of the Crop/PlantViral Disease
PotatoLeaf Roll, Mosaic
BananaBunchy Top
PapayaLeaf Curl
TobaccoMosaic
CarrotRed Leaf

Bacterial Diseases in Plants:

Name of the Crop/PlantBacterial Disease
Beans, RiceBlight
CottonBlack Arm
TomatoCanker
PotatoRing Rot, Brown Rot