• Dusty brown spots on upper leaves of stunted plants.
  • Increased spikelet sterility.
  • Chlorotic midribs particularly near the leaf base of younger leaves.
  • Leaves loose turgor and turn brown.
  • Blotches and streaks appear on lower leaves which,enlarge,and coalesce.
  • White line sometimes appears along the leaf midrib.
  • Symptoms appear between two to four weeks after transplanting.