White Head

John K. Saichuk, Meszaros, Anna  |  12/2/2011 11:49:35 PM

White head caused by stem borer.

Mexican Rice Borer - Eoreuma loftini (Dyar)

Stem feeding that occurs during panicle development often causes partial or complete sterility and results in white head. The white empty panicles are light in weight and stand upright.



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