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Occurrence of Bacterial Blight of Rice in Niger, West Africa. P. M. Reckhaus, Plant Pathologist, German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), Sce Protection des Végétaux, B.P. 10115, Niamey, Niger, West Africa. Plant Dis. 67:1039. Accepted for publication 6 June 1983. Copyright 1983 American Phytopathological Society. DOI: 10.1094/PD-67-1039.

Bacterial blight of rice caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. oryzae was found for the first time to an economically important extent in Niger. The most susceptible cultivar was Tountchen 22.