Phytopathology is a multi-disciplinary science that not only includes study of plant diseases but also deals with host species such as plant science and plant physiology. Plant science is the study of diversities, functions and structures of plants. It involves studying plants living on land, in the sea and in freshwater environments, from the scale of genes and molecules to ecology.

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2019-12-30 Research Article

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<h2>Abstract</h2> <p>The potential of spent compost of oyster mushroom, Pleurotus sajor-caju cultivated on rice (MCR) or wheat straws (MCW) was evaluated against the root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita on tomato plants under field conditions during two successive seasons (...

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