The symptoms of rice blast include lesions that can be found on all parts of the plant, including leaves, leaf collars, necks, panicles, pedicels, and seeds. A recent report shows that even roots can become infected.

Rice Blast (900 x 150)

Weather Conditions Suitable for This Disease When

  1. Day and Nigh Temperature difference more than 6 Degree Centigrade
  2. Moisture level in air more than 65% (Humidity Level)
  3. Sunny days.

Therefore, Coming days after rains are very much favourable for this disease.

Recommendations:

For Rice Blast best is preventive spray of Rustam products RECADO SUPER OR DIFENOCONAZOLE repeat every 7-8 days to avoid this disease. Dose as per label attached on bottle/Packs.

On appearance of this disease same spray programme should be repeat the dose rate could be increased as per the disease intensity.

01 - Rice Blast
Severe Spots on Leave
02 - Rice Blast
Severe Spots on Leave
03 - Rice Blast
Severe Spots on Leave
Rice-Blast
Severe Blast Attack on Rice Crops - Field Pictures

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