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Brown Spot

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Brown Spot

Casual Organism: Helminthosporium Oryzae


  • The leaves show oval shaped foliar spots with yellow halo.Severely affected field presents a reddish appearance.
  • Grain become discoloured.


  • Grow resistant varieties like IR-24, Bala, Krishana etc.  
  • Seed treatment with Thiram or Carbendazim @ 2 g/Kg of seeds.  
  • Spray Edifenphos @ 500 ml/ha or Mancozeb @ 1 Kg/ha.
  • Application of Neem coated urea.
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DRD, Patna
Photo Courtesy: 
Dr.Krishnaveni DRR
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