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The Disease:  BACTERIAL STRIPE OR BACTERIAL BROWN STRIPE
Pathogen:
Acidovorax avenae subsp. Avenae Manns

Etymology: from Greek pseudes, false; monas, unit; avenae from Avena genus of plants
Disease:
Bacterial stripe, a seedborne and seed-transmitted seedling disease, is known to occur widely in rice-growing countries (Shakya et al 1985), but it does not cause much damage to production
Symptoms:
Symptoms seen at the base of the leaf sheath are water-soaked, dark green, longitudinal stripes. The stripes later turn dark brown. The coleoptile and leaf blade may also show symptoms. Mildly infected seedlings are stunted and eventually die..

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Last Updated on Thursday, 09 July 2009 05:54