Stem Rot in Rice
Stem rot is a fungal disease found in rice. It causes black lesions commonly located around water level on the stem of the plant and is often first noticed around panicle initiation (PI).
- What is stem rot?
- What does the fungus do?
- How do you know if you have stem rot?
- Why can stem rot become severe?
- What needs to be done?
- Other issues observed on rice stems in 2017
Andrew Watson, Plant Pathologist, Biosecurity, Primefact 1593, First edition, NSW Department of Primary Industries, Yanco, February, 2018