Rice Blast Disease Management

Donald Groth, Hollier, Clayton A.

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Management Practices

  • Plant varieties resistant to blast.
  • Avoid late planting.
  • Plant as early as possible within the recommended planting period.
  • For leaf blast, reflood if field has been drained. Maintain flood at 4 -6 inches to ensure soil is covered.
  • Do not over fertilize with nitrogen.
  • Apply a fungicide if necessary.

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