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Cultural methods control of Rice Ragged Stunt
1. Cultural practices for the control of Rice ragged stunt of viral disease. There are no specific cultural methods to control the ragged virus disease except for the use of resistant varieties.
2. Some rice varieties are resistant to the Brown planthopper, to the virus, and to both.
3. Cultivars resistant to the vector have low disease incidence.
4. The application of insecticides to migratory planthoppers is being used in temperate countries to reduce disease incidence.
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