Suspected rice blast outbreak reported in Bauchi, Nigeria

 Rice Today   |  

A suspected rice blast outbreak in several areas in Nigeria’s Bauchi State has been reported to have destroyed about 20 hectares of rice farms in Bauchi State.

A combination of ecological and climatic factors, monocropping, the introduction of new species, and pests migration is believed to have contributed to the outbreak.

Rice blast was first identified in the region over 20 years ago.

Read the full story at PM News Nigeria

Leave A Response