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29
Jul

Management of False Smut of Rice

- Use of recommended doses of fertilizer.

- Deep ploughing in summer stubbles.

- Avoid flow of irrigation water from infected fields to healthy fields.

- Chemical spray: 2 spray of 0.1% Propiconazole (Tilt) solution (1 gm/lt water).

First spray before panicle emergence and second spray 10 days just after panicle emergence.

29
Jul

False Smut of Rice

 

Symptoms: The fungus transforms individual grains into greenish spore balls of velvetty appearance.

Due to the development of the fructification of the pathogen, the ovaries are transformed into large velvetty green masses. Usually only a few spikelets in a panicle are affected.

Pathogen: Ustilaginoidea virens (Syn

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