Western Australia

PestFax is a weekly informative and interactive reporting service, providing risk alerts, current information and advice on pests and diseases threatening crops and pastures throughout the grain belt of Western Australia during each growing season. Its editors welcome feedback and input from subscribers.

The PestFax Reporter lets you quickly and easily report observations of pests and diseases in your paddocks to the Western Australian PestFax editor.

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The PestFax newsletters are an informative and interactive service covering diseases and pests threatening crops and pastures throughout the grain belt of Western Australia.

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WA Contacts

Central Agricultural Region
Geoff Thomas
Plant Pathologist
Dept of Agriculture & Food, WA

Northern Agricultural Region
Ciara Beard
Dept of Agriculture & Food, WA

Southern Agricultural Region
Kith Jayasena
Dept of Agriculture & Food, WA

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Western Australian publications

WA Wheat Disease Ratings 2017

WA Barley Variety Sowing Guide 2017

WA Rust Bust Fact Sheet 2017

WA rust resistance ratings

Below are tables outlining the rust resistance of common wheat, durum, triticale and barley varieties in Western Australia. To check a variety’s resistance, you can use the search function at the top of each table, or scroll through the list. The tables can also be sorted into alphabetical order by using the arrows in the heading.

This information is current at March 2017.

Wheat

VarietyStemStripeLeaf
ArrinoSVSSSVS
BinnuS/RMRRMR*MS
Bonnie RockMSSVSSVS
BremerRMRMR*MR
CalingiriSSMS
CarnamahMRMSSMS
Clearfield StlRMRSSVS
CobraRMRMSSMR
CorackMRMSS
CorellMRMSMRMSMSS
CutlassRRMR*RMR
Eagle RockMRMSRMR
Emu RockMRMSMRMSS
EndureRMRRMR*MRMS
EnvoyMRRMR*R
EraduMRSVSS
EspadaMRR*R
EstocMRMR*MRMS
FortuneMSMSMR
FrameMRMSMSMS
Grenade CL PlusMRRMRMS
HalberdSMRMSMS
HarperMRMSRMRMRMS
HydraMRMS*MSMRMS
Impress CL PlusMRMSSR
Justica CL PlusMRRMR*MS
King RockMRMSRMR*MS
KunjinMRMSMSMRMS
LRPB ArrowSSS
MaceMRRMR*MS
MagentaRMRMSR*
NinjaSVSMSMS
SapphireMRMSSRMR*
ScepterMRMR*MR
ScoutMRRMR*R
StilettoMRMSSSVS
SupremeRMRMR*RMR
Tammarin RockMSSMSSMSS
TrojanMRMSMRMR
TungstenSVSRMRMS
WedinRMRMSR*
WestoniaSVSVSMS
WyalkatchemMSSMSS
YitpiSMRMSMSS
ZenMSSMRMSMR

Barley

VarietyTypeBarley leaf rust (seedling)Barley leaf rust (adult)
BassMaltSS
BaudinMaltSVSSVS
FlindersMaltMSMRMS
GrangerMaltMSMRMS
La TrobeMaltMSS
Scope CLMaltSS
HindmarshFoodSS
CompassFeedSS
FathomFeedSR (late APR)
FleetFeedMSMRMS
LitmusFeedSS
LockyerFeedSS
MundahFeedSS
OxfordFeedSR
RosalindFeedMRMSMR
Spartacus CLFeedMSS
YaganFeedSS

Oats

VarietyStemLeaf
BannisterR-MRR
CarrolupMSS
DurackMR-MSR-S
KojonupR-MSS
MitikaMR-SR
WanderingMSVS
WilliamsMRR
YallaraMR-MSR

* = Some races in eastern Australia can attack these varieties.
# = May be more susceptible to the new leaf rust pathotype.

This information is from the Western Australian wheat disease ratings, available online here, the WA barley disease ratings, available online here and oats disease ratings, available online here.

Current as at March 2017.