Bacterial blight

Caused by: Xanthomonas campestris
Problem Category: Bacterial Disease
Symptoms: Water-soaked stripes on leaf blades; yellow or white stripes on leaf blades; leaves appear grayish in color; plants wilting and rolling up; leaves turning yellow; stunted plants; plant death; youngest leaf on plant turning yellow
Comments: One of the most important diseases of rice; disease found in tropical and temperate regions; greatest economic impact in Asia
Management: Bacterial blight can be effectively controlled by planting resistant rice varieties; avoid excessive nitrogen fertilization; plow stubble and straw into soil after harvest
Control: plant resistant varieties to control the Bacterial blight disease
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