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Sheath Brown Rot - Introduction, Distribution and Occurance

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Introduction to Sheath Brown Rot

  • Precise information regarding the loss caused by the Sheath brown rot disease is lacking, but it is known that appreciable losses have occurred in tropical and temperate parts of South America.
  • The causal organism for Sheath brown rot is Pseudomonas fuscovaginae.
  • Sheath brown rot symptoms appearing at seedling and later stages include discoloration and rotting of sheath.
  • Bacterial sheath brown rot is now widely distributed in Latin America, Asia, the Burundi highlands of Central Africa, and Madagascar.

Distribution and occurrence of Sheath Brown Rot

  • Bacterial sheath brown rot is now widely distributed in Latin America, Asia, the Burundi highlands of Central Africa, and Madagascar.
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