Your best defence to minimise the impact of rust is to have a rust management plan. Use the below tools as your armoury this season.
Qld DAF’s Senior Plant Pathologist Dr Lisle Snyman explains the 2016 rust situation and 2017 outlook:
21 April 2017
To view the resistance rating of your variety, check out these handy tables
Rust Management Alerts:
Key Queensland Publications for 2016:
NVT Wheat Variety Guide – QLD – Click here to view the 2016 Guide released by NVT for GRDC and DAFF.
Your Queensland rust contact:
Need more local information or need to identify rust in your crop?
Mr Greg Platz
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Warwick, QLD, 4370
Phone: 07 4660 3633
Principal Plant Pathologist & Winter Cereals Pathology Team Leader
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, QLD
Phone: 07 4639 8888
Send samples to:
University of Sydney
Australian Rust Survey
Reply Paid 88076
Narellan NSW 2567