Isolation of pathogens: Surveys were conducted to collect diseased plants of Clusterbean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba), Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), Moth bean (Vigna aconitifolia) and Horse gram (Macrotyloma uniflorum) from Jodhpur, Jaipur and Bikaner Districts of Rajasthan during the months of August and September, 2011.
clusterbean, cowpea, moth bean and horse gram, were then inoculated with conidial suspension of specified isolate (from which it was originally isolated) at the base by disturbing the soil.
Generally, there are several spells of pre- monsoon rains before the end of June, which leads to the sowing of kharif crop such as paddy, pulses like arhar , moong , urad , lobhia and moth bean
, bajra , maize and sugarcane.
MIXED BLACK DAL (Serves 8) | 100g black lentils, also known as whole urad dal, with skin | 100g mung beans, also known as whole mung dal, with skin | 100g chana dal, this is inner layer of black chickpeas split in half | 100g moth beans
| 2 medium onions, finely chopped | 2cm peeled root ginger, cut into slithers | 3tsp finely chopped hot green chilli | 60g unsalted butter | 13/4tsp salt | 1/2tsp turmeric | 4tsp garam masala Method The night before rinse all four types of dal and rinse them well then combine them in a heavy-based pan about 25 centimetres in diameter.
From moth beans
to gungo peas, from cassava chips to Jasmin oil, there's a cornucopia of delights from the subcontinent that are crying out 'cook me'.
Major pulses produced include: chickpea or white gram, black gram, Moong, Masoor or Lentils, Mash, White Lobia or Cowpeas, Red Lobia or kidney beans, Urd, Arhar or pigeon peas, Matri or Lathyrus and Moth or Moth beans