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Viral disease

Management of Rice tungro

Rice: tungro

Local name: Tungro roga

Tungro disease management in organic basmati rice



  • Tungro stunts rice plants and changed the leaf colour to shades of yellow or orange.

Rice ragged stunt

Rice ragged stunt

Causal agent:  Ragged stunt virus   

The brown plant hopper transmits the disease. The early in star nymphs of the insect are more efficient in transmitting the disease than older ones. Five-day-old nymphs are the most efficient transmitters. The virus is acquired within a feeding period of 24 hours.

ಭತ್ತದಲ್ಲಿ ತುಂಗ್ರೋ ರೋಗ

ಭತ್ತದಲ್ಲಿ ತುಂಗ್ರೋ ರೋಗ

Rice tungro



Rice Tungro

Kannada Name: Tungro Roga

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