Forecasts on Pests and Diseases of Corn, Rice and Wheat in China Edition (1)
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Based on comprehensive analysis of previous occurrence of pests and diseases, crop distribution, planting methods, climatic trend and other factors, it is predicted that the occurrence of major crop pests and diseases will remain severe in 2018. Overall occurrence area will reach 0.33 billion ha (5 billion mu). Wheat head blight, rice planthoppers, rice leaf rollers and cotton bollworms are very likely to occur heavily. Asiatic rice borers, rice sheath blight, wheat aphids and corn borers will occur heavily and affect a large area. Armyworms, rice blast, wheat stripe rust, corn northern leaf blight and potato late blight will occur heavily in some regions. Occurrence of migratory locusts will be stable on the whole, while highly dense occurrence is possible to appear in some areas. Occurrence of major crop pests, diseases, weeds and rodents was heavy in China in 2017 with an occurrence area of 0.43 billion ha (6.5 billion mu) and a prevention and control area of 0.54 billion ha (8.1 billion mu).
This report provides the forecasts on the occurrence of pests and diseases of corn, rice and wheat in 31 provinces/cities throughout China in 2018 in detail.
The report is based on data sourced by diverse methods, such as desk research, telephone interview, network search. The data collected and compiled was variously sourced from telephone interviews, published magazines, journals, government statistics and CCM’s database, etc. Data obtained from various sources have been combined and cross-checked to ensure that this report is as accurate and methodologically sound as possible.
Scope of the report
- Region scope: China
- Time scope: 2018
- On the basis of crop: corn, rice, wheat