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Rice brown leaf spot (427) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Rice brown leaf spot. It is also known as glume blotch.

Scientific Name

Cochiobolus miyabeanus. It is also known by its asexual name, Bipolaris oryzae.

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from Brown spot. Rice Knowledge Bank. IRRI. (; and Cochliobolus miyabeanus. Wikipedia ( and CABI Cochliobolus miyabeanus (brown leaf spot of rice) (2018) Crop Protection Compendium. (; and from Graham KM (1971) Plant diseases of Fiji. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London. Photo 1 Yuan-Min Shen, Taichung District Agricultural Research and Extension Station, Photos 2-4 Donald Groth, Louisiana State University AgCenter,

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project HORT/2016/185: Responding to emerging pest and disease threats to horticulture in the Pacific islands, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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