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
Rust Management Alerts:
Key SA Publications for 2017:
The Rust Bust Fact Sheet SA – The Rust Bust Fact Sheet_SA
Cereal Variety Sowing Guide – SA – Click 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:
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