Exotic Pest Alert: Rice Blast

Rice blast (Magnaporthe grisea) is an exotic plant pest not present in the New South Wales Rice Biosecurity Zone This disease is a serious threat to Australia’s rice industry.


  • Hosts
  • Symptoms
  • Disease cycle
  • Actions to minimise risks
  • Reporting

Plant Biosecurity & Product Integrity, Orange, NSW Department of Primary Industries, June 2017