Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Rice.

Abstract

This chapter reviews the different viruses infecting rice, from different continents. The identification of rice diseases, available information on these viruses and their strains, and control measures are also discussed. The identified viruses include rice tungro bacilliform virus, rice yellow mottle virus, rice hoja blanca virus, rice stripe virus, rice grassy stunt virus, rice dwarf virus, rice gall dwarf virus, rice ragged stunt virus, rice black streaked dwarf virus and rice stripe necrosis virus.