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Uttar Pradesh

Rice Variety

Recommended High Yielding varieties of Paddy for U.P.

Bundel Khand Zone

False smut of rice

Causal Organism: Ustilaginoidae virens

Baterial leaf streak (BLS) of rice


Bacterial Leaf Streak (BLS) of rice

Causal Organism : Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola

Bacterial leaf blight (BLB) of rice

Causal Organism: Xanthomonas compestris pv. Oryzae

Bacterial blight is a monsoon disease and its incidence and severity is very much influenced by rainfall, number of rainy days, and susceptibility of the cultivar and nitrogen fertilizer application. Severe epidemics recorded in 1979 and 1980 in northwestern India, reducing the grain yields drastically.

Seed treatment of Rice

It is most important that seed should be treated with appropriate pesticide before sowing seed in nursery for the control of seed born disease.Rice seed should be treated with thiram or mancozeb at the rate of 2.5g/kg of seed.

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