Consider the following diseases with their crops:

  1. Red rot→ Sugarcane
  2. Black chaff→ Wheat
  3. Foot rot→ Rice

Which of the above is/are correctly matched?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Foot rot is a fungal disease which proved to be a serious bottleneck in the successful cultivation of basmati rice. Black chaff is a common bacterial disease of wheat. Red rot is one of the major constraints in the profitable cultivation of sugarcane in many states of India.

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