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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:

Disease cycle of sheath rot caused by S. oryzae, Fusarium sp. or... |  Download Scientific Diagram


  • Use salt water to separate lightweight, infected seeds during soaking,
  • Store the grains with 13.5-14% moisture content.
  • Use fungicides as seed treatments
  • benomyl or benomyl-t (at 1-2% of seed weight) for dry seed coating to treat infested seed can be effective. In cases where resistance to benomyl occurs, use a fungicide that contains triflumizole, propiconazole, prochloraz or a combination of thiram + benomyl.
  • Spray the crop at boot leaf stage and at 50% flowering with Carbendazim + Mancozeb (1:1) @ 0.2%.
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