major pest of rice, symptoms and their management
- Rice is one of india’s major staple food crop.
- Scientific name of rice is Oryza sativa , it comes under the grass family Poaceae.
- The inflorescence of rice is a panicle.
- Lowland Rice is a water intensive crop. It attracts a lot of sucking pests and diseases.
Major pest of rice and management
Important pests of paddy are mentioned below along with symptoms and their management practices.
|Yellow Stem Borer
MONOPHAGOUS PEST OF RICE
|Paddy gall midge
|Silver shoot / Onion leaf
|Brown Plant Hopper
|Hopper burn and grassy stunt
|Green leaf hoppper
|Transmit yellow dwarf and Tungro virus
|Leaf cases from rice leaf and cut leaf bits
|Paddy earhead bug or Gundhi bug
|Rice grains become white and chaffy, Buggy odor in rice field at milky stage
|Leaf scraping and mining by grubs
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