Topic: leaf rust

Latest on Cereal disease – 2016 GRDC Update papers

Keep up with the latest research information on cereal diseases including Septoria tritici blotch of wheat, spot and net blotch of barley, rhizoctonia root rot, crown rot and the cereal rusts. The following papers were presented at the GRDC Updates across Australia in February and March 2016.

Southern region papers
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Northern wheat leaf rust alert

By Stephen Neate, USQ. September 2015.
Wheat leaf rust has now been found at significant levels at a site in Southern Queensland indicating that inoculum is in the region and conditions are suitable for infection.
Due to a new strain first detected during 2014 more than 25% of the bread wheat […]

New wheat leaf rust outbreak 2014

In August 2014 leaf rust was identified in Revenue wheat, previously rated resistant (R), in south east South Australia. The September issue of Crop Watch (465kb PDF) reported several crops in South East SA and one crop near Gawler appeared to be infected with the new strain of wheat leaf […]