E-ISSN No: 2455 - 7218

P-ISSN No: 0019 - 4468

Listed in UGC Care

Evaluation of neem die-back damage and recovery from Palamuru University campus, Mahabubnagar, Telangana state, India

P Shivakumar Singh1*, H. C. Shrishail2

According to the current report, the Palamuru University campus in Mahabubnagar, Telangana State, India, has experienced both recovery
and harm as a result of the Azadiracta indica dieback disease. In Telangana State, the die back illness has causes immense harm. The
Palamuru campus was chosen as the area of study for the current documents. 149 sample trees in all were chosen, and they underwent
periodical assessment for a year. According to an analysis of 149 trees, there were 59 large trees, 46 medium-sized trees, and 37 little
trees. Where the recovery rate observed by spraying the formulations prepared using the bark extract of neem, oil of Alium sitivam and
neem seed oil mixture under regular visits and observations, it is resulted that there is mediated recovery at normal branches (54), highly
recovery at side branches and (78), and low recovery at terminal buds (17) were found. The disease initial symptoms were damage to
the terminal buds, which are recorded in 17 out of the 149 trees. Additionally the secondary symptoms were also found at tree trunks
as the fungi growth as soil covered. The infection was discovered in the sick trees and was then isolated. The current formulation is the
first and traditional based method which is provides the basic and ecofriendly control methodology to the research community. The
current report is the first and novel methodological study on neem die-back disease from southern Telangana state of India.

Keywords Neem die-back, plant disease damage and recovery, Palamuru University campus, Telangana