FIELD RESISTANCE IN MANGO VARIETIES AGAINST SHOOT GALL
Twenty varieties viz : Annanas, Awain, Baramalda, Chinnaswaranrekaha, Delicious, Gulabkhas, K.O.7, K.O.-11, Makaram, Maharaja of Mysore, Mohamddi, Mundappa, Nowneetum, N x Panchadharakalsa, Panchadhara Kalsa, Police, Sonakullu, Salem Banglora and Vellakachi had zero gall formation in both the years. Thus escaped attack and egg laying. These varieties seem to have field resistance against A. cistellata. Other 68 varieties observed were found susceptible (less than 100 galls/10 twigs). While 22 were highly susceptible (more than 100 galls/10 twigs).