Quality Rice Seed

Quality Rice Seed

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Production of Rice Seed in Irrigated Environments btn_backbtn_forward
Disease and pest management in seed fields
Image Be able to manage the major diseases and pests in seed production fields
The use of treated seeds and removing plants affected by diseases are the major methods in disease management.

In this section, you will learn about diseases that can be transmitted through contaminated seed.

You need to be able to recognize these diseases in your field. You can rogue or, if the disease level is too high, discard the seed plot.

In your area, find the names of the seed-borne diseases. Note the names farmers use and how they control them.

For details on laboratory seed health testing, see Mew, T.W. and Misra, J.K. 1997.

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Last Updated on Monday, 28 June 2010 11:58  

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