WA: Leaf rust in barley regrowth

Barley leaf rust (BLR) and loose smut have been found on barley regrowth in the West Kendenup area and BLR at a farm on Kojaneerup West Road in the shire of Albany. Leaf rust infection has been found in volunteer barley in several areas of the lower Great Southern...

WA: Early reports of barley and leaf rust

Early indications are that 2017 is going to be another bad leaf rust year. Barley leaf rust has been found on barley volunteers from Tenterden to South Stirling. Wheat leaf rust has been found on wheat volunteers at Scaddan and Salmon Gums. Read more in the PestFax...

WA: More reports of barley leaf rust

Barley leaf rust has been found on Buloke, LaTrobe, Baudin and Bass barley crops in WA. For some crops, it is too late to spray, but spraying is recommended before flowering. Read more in the PestFax newsletter WA Contacts Central Agricultural Region Geoff Thomas...

SA: Wheat & barley leaf rusts and stripe rust

The warmer weather is allowing leaf rust in wheat and barley to develop and spread more rapidly. Unprotected crops should be monitored more carefully from now on. Read more in Crop Watch SA Contact Hugh Wallwork Field Crop Pathology, SARDI GPO Box 397, Adelaide SA...

WA: Reports of barley leaf rust and suspected stem rust

There have been many reports of barley leaf rust across the WA grainbelt. There has also been one suspected case of stem rust found in a wheat crop at Pingaring. Growers are reminded to scout for rust and act if necessary. Read more in the PestFax newsletter WA...