Agriculture: Rice Pest Management Guidelines

Treatment Periods for Most Effective Control in an IPM Program

Seed Soaking

Seed rot and seedling disease

Seedling Stage 1 (to 3-leaf stage)

Grass weeds
Broadleaf and sedge weeds
Rice water weevil
Tadpole shrimp

Seedling Stage 2 (to 5-leaf stage)

Rice leafminer
Algae

Early Tillering

Grass weeds
Broadleaf and sedge weeds—Resistant biotypes

Late Tillering

Perennial weeds—Gregg arrowhead, Ricefield bulrush

Text Updated: 04/04