Grassy stunt

Caused by: Rice grassy stunt virus (RGSV)
Problem Category: Viral Disease
Symptoms: Stunted plants; short, narrow pale green or yellow leaves; mottled or striped pattern on newly unfolded leaves; irregular dark brown spots on leaves; few or no panicles produced
Comments: Transmitted by leaf hoppers; disease widespread in rice growing regions of South and Southeast Asia, southern China, southern Japan and Taiwan
Management: Several varieties of rice resistant to the leaf hopper vectors have been developed but the Insect have overcome the resistance in several countries; applications of appropriate insecticides can help to reduce populations of vectors in temperate regions
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