Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is the second most important cereal crop of India next to Rice. It is one of the major food grains of the country and a staple food of India. It is rich in proteins, vitamins and carbohydrates and provides balanced food. India is the fourth largest producer of wheat in the world after Russia,USA and China and accounts for 8.7 per cent of the world’s total production of wheat. It usually sown from the month of September to December in various states of India (Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Maharashtra, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan, West Bengal).
Problems faced by farmers
Weeds harbour insect, pest and diseases resultant overall loss to production and profit to the farmer. The quality & yield suffers due to heavy infestation of different kind of weeds and diseases. Wheat suffers from different kind of diseases which farmer can not identifiy causing production loss.