TITLE

Texas rice producers get pest management help

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ron
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;1/13/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the challenges of the rice producers to combat pests on their plantations in Texas. Researchers M. O. Way, X. G. Zhou, and Jo Young-Ki have reported, during the Texas Plant Protection Association's annual conference, on the damages brought by bacterial panicle blight (BPB), which can cause yield reductions. The researchers have suggested rice growers to use two bacterial biocontrol strains (Bacillus subtillis) as the most effective suppressor of BPB pests.
ACCESSION #
57518927

 

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