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Control measures, Host Plant Resistance of Rice Tungro Disease

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Control measures of Rice Tungro Disease

Rice tungro disease control measures include

  • cultural control,
  • chemical control and
  • use of resistant varieties.

Host-Plant Resistance of Rice Tungro Disease

1. To control tungro virus, the ideal method is to grow resistant varieties, especially in the endemic areas to disseminate the primary infection and primary infected areas, so that moderately resistant varieties can be harvested with minimum damage and little loss in yield.

2. The important resistant varieties for Rice tungro virus are Vikramarya and Nidhi.

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