Report on a study tour to examine symptoms of rice diseases in Southern USA and California (2003)

Cother, E


This CRC report presents the findings of a study tour undertaken by the pathologist from Orange Agricultural institute. The Tour included Texas, Arkansas, Stuttgart, Mississippi, Missouri, Minneapolis, and California. The tour focus was Rice blast, Bakanae, Rhizoctonia disease, stem rot and Bacterial grain rot. In addition to this focus was to become familiar with and investigate the strategies and recommendations currently used in the US.