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Sheath blight (Corticium sasakii)


1. Greyish green lesions with purple margin develop on the leaf-sheath above the water level. Later, the lesions enlarge and coalesce with other lesions.

2. The symptoms are usually not distinct till flowering. Its severe attack results in the poor filling of the grains.

3. Burn the rice straw and stubbles after harvesting the affected crop. Avoid the exces

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