Rice Bacterial Panicle Blight Management

Donald Groth, Hollier, Clayton A.  |  6/14/2011 8:25:16 PM

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Management Practices

Most commercial varieties are susceptible, but some show significant partial resistance.

  • Plant early to avoid late season hot temperatures.
  • Avoiding excessive nitrogen rates.
  • No pesticides are currently recommended to control this disease.
  • Do not plant seed from fields that were seriously affected the previous year.

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