Undiagnosed — India
In some areas of Gomati and South Tripura districts, an unknown disease is spreading in the ripe paddy fields. Farmers lament that the growth of the paddy plants is being affected, and in some areas, the rice is not developing at the usual rate. Agriculture officials collected samples [to] ascertain the nature of the disease.
Tripura Agriculture Minister Pranajit Singha Roy paid a visit to some of the croplands, he said, “I have ordered my department to list in which areas these cases are