Rice diseases

Rice diseases

  • Sheath blight: Caused by fungus Rhizoctonia solani.
  • Bacterial blight- caused by Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo)
  • Brown Spot: One of the most common and most damaging fungal diseases.
  • Tungro: Caused by the combination of two viruses, which are transmitted by leafhoppers.
  • Bakanae: Seedborne fungal disease.
  • Blast (node and neck): Caused by the fungus Magnaporthe oryzae.