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Diseases of Rice Fields

Blast (Pyricularia Oryzae Cavara) Symptoms Disease can infect paddy at all growth stages and all aerial parts of plant (Leaf, neck and node). Among the three leaf and neck infections are more severe. Small specks originate on leaves – subsequently enlarge into spindle shaped Spots(0.5 to 1.5cm length, 0.3 to 0.5cm width) with ashy center. […]

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November 29, 2017 Chief Editor 278 189

Paddy Field Pest Control Methods

Green leafhopper Management Use resistant varieties like IR 50, CR 1009, Co 46, PTB 2 and PTB 18. Nursery should not be raised near the lamp posts Apply neem cake @ 12.5 kg/20 cent nursery as basal dose Maintain the water level at 2.5 cm for 3 days Brown plant leafhopper (Nilaparvata lugens) Management Use […]

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November 29, 2017 Chief Editor 278 189

Rice cropping pattern in India

Rice cropping pattern in India vary widely from region to region and to a lesser extent from one year to another year depending on a wide range of soil and climatic conditions. Some of the rice based cropping patterns being followed in the country are as follows : Rice-Rice-Rice Rice-Rice-Cereals (other than rice) Rice-Rice-Pulses Rice-Groundnut […]

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November 29, 2017 Chief Editor 278 189

Methods of Rice Cultivation in India

The systems of rice cultivation in various rice-growing areas of the country are largely dependent upon the rice-growing conditions prevalent in the respective regions. The method of cultivation of rice in a particular region depends largely on factors such as situation of land, type of soils, irrigation facilities, availability of labourers intensity and distribution of […]

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