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Chickpea wilt !
Initially the leaves of plant turn yellow and start drying. The roots of the plants are said to turn black. The severity of the disease is less if the chickpea is sown after giving the seed treatment with carbendazim or with the Trichoderma. The disease is soil borne and difficult to control. Drenching of Trichoderma into the soil provides some relief. Crop rotation should be follow where the disease occurs every year. The disease can be prevented from spreading by removing the affected plants from the field.