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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
Learn crop diseases and their management with Braimy- B.Sc agriculture
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Disease cycle:

PDF) Disease cycle of bacterial blight caused by Xanthomonas spp.


  • Use of seed from uninfected plants (or seed treatments), Soaking seeds for 8 hrs in Agrimycin (0.025%) followed by hot water treatment for 10 minutes at 52-54 degree C.
  • Use of resistance varieties like IR 20, IR 26, Pokhreli Masino etc.
  • Foliar spray of Agrimycin 250 ppm + Copper oxychloride 0.05% for 5 times at 12 days interval.
  • There are possibilities for biological control by Fluorescent pseudomonads (Anuratha and Gnanamanickam, 1987).
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