Rice Factsheets for East Africa

Agronomy

Diseases

Weeds

Pests

Post Harvest

Physiological Disorders

Production Agronomy

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Important stages of rice cultivation. Rice cultivation involves a series of processes to achieve the desirable product.

  • Land Preparation
  • Seed selection methods

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Rice blast disease

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Favorable conditions for disease development:

  • Node blast: Black-brown lesions on the node.  
  • Neck blast: Black or brown rot on the neck of the panicle.

Rice Milling

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Guidelines to proper harvesting: