Factsheet for Physiological Disorders of Rice in East Africa


Nitrogen Deficiency

Phosphorus Deficiency

Potassium deficiency

Silicon Deficiency

Iron Deficiency

Sulphur deficiency


Magnesium deficiency


Iron Toxicity

Zinc deficiency


Copper deficiency


Manganese deficiency


Drought (water) stress


Salinity stress damage


Cold damage
 

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Production Agronomy

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Important stages of rice cultivation. Rice cultivation involves a series of processes to achieve the desirable product.

  • Land Preparation
  • Seed selection methods

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Rice blast disease

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Favorable conditions for disease development:

  • Node blast: Black-brown lesions on the node.  
  • Neck blast: Black or brown rot on the neck of the panicle.

Rice Milling

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Guidelines to proper harvesting: