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Basmati Rice Damage in Haryana

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Q: Can blast damage Basmati rice in Haryana this year as rainfall was poor and there was only some rain in second fortnight of August? - H...

A: Keep a vigil. Outbreak may take place if night temperature remains 20-260 C, relative humidity 90% and above for a week during neck emergence. For control, spray 200 grams of carbendazim or 200 ml of Hinosan or 120 grams of tricyclazole dissolved in 200 litres of water per acre with first appearance of  symptoms. - Dr. MP Srivastava

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 September 2009 04:46  


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