Photos of rice stem rot disease caused by the fungus Magnaporthe salvinii, including fungal signs and symptoms on the plant.
Slide 1: Early symptoms of rice stem rot (note black angular lesions).
Slide 2: Stem rot sheath infection symptoms (note black angular lesions).
Slide 3: Healthy vs. stem rot infected rice stems.
Slide 4: Moderately severe rice stem rot.
Slide 5: Severe rice sheath and stem infection symptoms of stem rot.
Slide 6: Rice sheath and stem showing stem rot symptoms and sclerotia (signs) imbedded in sheath tissues.
Slide 7: Rice sheath and stem showing severe stem rot symptoms, including withered stem and sclerotia (signs) imbedded in sheath tissues.
Slide 8: Close up of rice stubble sheath showing sclerotia imbedded in tissues.
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