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Control of Sheath Rot

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Control of Sheath Rot:

1. Removal of infected stubbles after harvest and adopting optimum plant spacing can reduce the disease.

2. Application of potash at tillering stage is also recommended.

3. Foliar spray of calcium sulphate and zinc sulphate was found to control sheath rot.

4. Apply Carbendazim 50WP@ 1g/l. Other products like Thiophanate-Methyl, Ediphenphos, Hexaconazole, Propiconazole and Mancozeb, also useful in reducing sheath rot.

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APRRI , Maruteru
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