|Yellow rust : Small yellow pustules arranged in stripes are formed on the
|Sow resistant varieties.
|Brown rust : Small brown pustules are formed on leaves.
||Sow resistant varieties.
|Loose smut : The affected plants produce black smutted ears containing loosely held spore mass.
||1. Rogue out smutted ears as and when they appear and destroy them.
2. Treat seed will vitavax/ Bavistin @ 2.5 g/kg seed.
|Stripe disease : The symptoms are manifested on leaf blades and leaf sheaths in the form of yellow stripes, soon turning brown and resulting in drying up of the leaves.
||1. Treat seed with Agrosan GN @ 2.5 g/kg seed.
2. Use disease free seed.
|Covered smut : The grains are replaced by black spore masses which do not fall a part as in loose smut but are held together by the ovary wall and the glumes.
||Treat seed with Agrosan GN @ 2.5g/kg seed.