Course Content
Common bunt of wheat
Angular leaf spot/ bacterial blight/boll rot/black arm of cotton
Rice tungro virus
Rice grassy stunt virus
Rice ragged stunt virus
Rice yellow dwarf disease
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Causative agent: Rice Grassy stunt tenu virus

  • Transmitted by Brown plant hopper.


  • Everely stunted plants
  • Excessive tillering
  • Very upright plant growth
  • Grassy and rosette appearance of plants
  • Yellowish green leaves that are shorter and narrower than normal
  • Leaves that remain yellow even after application of sufficient nitrogen fertilizers
  • Numerous small rusty spots or patches on leaves, which merge into blotches
  • Plants that fail to produce panicles.
  • The stunting and excessive tillering symptoms of rice grassy stunt can be confused for symptoms of rice yellow dwarf and rice dwarf disease.
  • To confirm Rice grassy stunt virus, check for grassy or rosette appearance of plants and prominent rusty spots on the leaves.

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