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Stem Rot

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In the past two years, I have received several reports of fields suffering yield loses due to stem rot. Last year I saw several affected fields. This year, I am starting to get reports of fields being affected. I visited one such field last week. After...

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 10:04 PM
Tags: diseases (5), stem rot (1)

Factors Related to Rice Blast Incidence and Severity

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It is still too early to know if this is going to be a year with high incidence and severity of rice blast. The most favorable conditions for sporulation, spore germination and infection ofplant tissue by the blast fungusinclude high relative humidity,...

Posted on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 1:11 PM
Tags: blast (3), diseases (5)

Time to Scout for Blast

Up until today, I hadn't seen any blast in the area, but I got a couple of calls today of growers having to put a fungicide because of blast. We'll see if this year blast will be as bad as the past two years.  Scout your fields and keep in mind...

Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 2:03 PM
Tags: blast (3), diseases (5)


Bakanae plants

A couple of weeks ago, a PCA brought me some grassy "weeds" from a field. The plants had ligules, so they weren't watergrass or barnyardgrass. The leaves were thin and long, but did not look like sprangletop; they just looked like "elongated" rice...

Posted on Monday, July 23, 2012 at 2:39 PM
Tags: bakanae (1), diseases (5)


Blast burn #1

Last year we had a bad blast year - several fields that had never experienced blast got the disease and some reported yield losses. This year growers and PCAs are paying more attention to try to prevent the disease from causing...

Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 10:36 AM
Tags: blast (3), diseases (5)
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