South Australia

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.

SARDI’s Dr Hugh Wallwork explains the 2016 rust situation and 2017 outlook:


21 April 2017

To view the resistance rating of your variety, check out these handy tables

South Australian rust resistance ratings tables

Rust Management Alerts:

Key SA Publications for 2017:


The Rust Bust Fact Sheet SA – The Rust Bust Fact Sheet_SA

Cereal Variety Sowing Guide – SAClick here to view SARDI’s Cereal Variety Sowing Guide.

Cereal Variety Disease Guide – SA – Click here to download the 2017 Cereal Variety Disease Guide produced by Hugh Wallwork and Pamela Zwer.  

Cereal Seed Treatments – SA – Click here to download the 2017 Cereal Seed Treatments produced by Hugh Wallwork.

Your SA rust contact:

Need more local information or need to identify rust in your crop? Please contact:

Hugh Wallwork
Field Crop Pathology, SARDI
GPO Box 397, Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 08 8303 9382

Send samples to:
University of Sydney
Australian Rust Survey
Reply Paid 88076
Narellan NSW 2567