Bacterial leaf streak and black chaffCaused by: Xanthomonas campestris
Problem Category: Bacterial Disease
Symptoms: Sudden appearance of water-soaked, light brown, elongated lesions on upper leaves; lesions quickly dry out and turn into necrotic streaks on the leaves; black stripes occur on glumes and purple black lesions appear on rachis and peduncle if infection is in the head
Comments: Disease spread through infected seed and splashing water
Management: Avoid planting seed from infected fields; avoid overhead irrigation; plant less susceptible cultivars
Control: spray 2 times Cowdung+Asafoetida solution in 10 days interval.