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Third Edition
Integrated Pest Management for Rice

Published 2013 · Publication 3280 · 98 pages

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 Photo of the book, Integrated Pest Management for Rice.

The third edition of Integrated Pest Management for Rice details current research-based information from University of California researchers, Cooperative Extension specialists, farm advisors, and experiment station scientists. The excellent color photographs of pests and their damage and the informative line drawings, tables, and figures are valuable aids in the diagnosis and treatment of common rice pests.

Revised Edition

Changes include:

  • New discussion about exotic pests in rice
  • New sections about detecting, confirming, and managing herbicide resistance
  • New photos added for rice diseases, weeds, and vertebrates
  • Illustrations now in color
  • Life cycle illustrations for each disease
  • New diseases: bakanae, rice blast, and false smut
  • New weeds: red rice, rice cutgrass, waterstargrass, and Monochoria

Beautifully Illustrated

"Beautifully illustrated...the color plates are worth the price alone!"
—CAPCA Newsletter, reviewing the IPM Manuals

How to order

This publication is available from the UC ANR Communication Services catalog. It is also available by mail, by telephone, or through the ANR sales offices and many UC County Cooperative Extension offices. For locations and more information, see How to Order Publications.

List of Contents

Integrated Pest Management for Rice
The Rice Plant: Development and Growth Requirements
  • Stages of Crop Development (The Vegetative Phase · The Reproductive Phase · The Ripening Phase) · Growth Requirements (Sunlight · Oxygen · Temperature · Water · Nutrients)
Managing Pests in Rice
  • Pest Identification (Exotic Pests) · Field Monitoring · Control Action Guidelines · Management Methods (Cultivar Selection · Cultural Practices · Biological Control · Pesticides)
  • Prevention · Cultural Methods · Herbicides (Herbicide Types · Mechanisms of Action · Herbicide Resistance)· Monitoring and Identifying Weeds · Watergrass and Barnyardgrass · Red Rice · Bearded Sprangletop · Rice cutgrass · Smartweeds · Cattails · Arrowheads · Common Waterplantain · Upright Burhead · Ducksalad, Waterstargrass · Monochoria · Redstem · Bulrushes · Smallflower Umbrellaplant · Spikerushes · Waterhyssops · Pondweeds · Naiads · Algae
  • Monitoring Invertebrates · Management · Tadpole Shrimp · Rice Seed Midges · Crayfish · Rice Leafminer · Rice Water Weevil · Leafhoppers · Armyworm and Western Yellowstriped Armyworm · Mosquitoes · Other Invertebrates in Rice Fields (Large Water Scavenger Beetle · Rice Leaffolder · Thrips · Grasshoppers · Aphids) · Insects Infesting Stored Rough Rice (Management Guidelines)
  • Management · Seed Rot and Seedling Disease · Stem Rot · Aggregate Sheath Spot · Bakanae · Rice Blast · False Smut · Kernel Smut · Brown Spot · Abiotic Disorders · Nutrient Deficiencies and Toxicities · Zinc Deficiency · Toxic Gases and Organic Acids · Hydrogen Sulfide Injury · Herbicide Injury
  • Waterfowl · Blackbirds · Bird Pests of Stored Rice · Norway Rat · Muskrat
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