Cereal Rust Reports

Volume 14 Issue 5

7 Jul 2016 | Cereal Rust Reports

Volume 14 Issue 5 –  Cereal rust situation, mid-winter 2016

Growers are urged to monitor crops for all rusts, in particular wheat leaf rust, after samples of all cereal rusts except stripe rust have been received in 2016 at the Australian Cereal Rust Survey at the University of Sydney’s Plant Breeding Institute.

There have been reports of wheat leaf rust from multiple sites across Victoria and the Eyre Peninsula, with recent weather conditions likely to have distributed wheat leaf rust across the SA, Vic and southern NSW wheatbelt.

ACRCP Contacts

Professor Robert Park
Director, Australian Cereal Rust Control Program
Judith and David Coffey Chair in Sustainable Agriculture
Plant Breeding Institute | Faculty of Agriculture and Environment
The University of Sydney

Dr Will Cuddy
NSW Department of Primary Industries
Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute, Menangle
and Plant Breeding Institute, the University of Sydney, Cobbitty

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