Chemical control: Many fungicides, including tricyclazole, pyroquilon, iprobenfos, benomyl, isoprothiolane, diclocymet, edifenphos, felimzone, probenazole, carpropamid, fenoxanil and metominostrobin, and antibiotics such as blasticidin and kasugamycin
are used against the blast disease.
25% calcium chloride (Solomon and others 1991), and addition of antimicrobial secondary metabolites such as 1% kasugamycin
in the irrigation water (Geels 1995).
Major bio-pesticides covered include: abamectin, bacillus thuringiensis, matrine, azadirachtin, pyrethrins, heliothis armigera NPV, jingangmycin, bacillus subtilis, polyoxin, kasugamycin
, bacillus cereus, agricultural antibiotic 120, gibberellic acid.