Factsheet for Rice Diseases in East Africa

Bacterial blight (Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae)

Rice blast


Rice Sheath Rot


Bakanae Disease of Rice


Rice Yellow Mottle Virus


Bacterial blight


Brown Spot


Sheath blight


False smut


Leaf Scald

 

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: