Cereal Rust Reports

Volume 14 Issue 8

15 Nov 2016 | Cereal Rust Reports

Wheat stem rust and wheat stripe rust situation, November 2016

The first report of wheat stem rust during the growing season has been reported from Victoria.

An update is also provided on the reports of wheat stripe rust including pathotype determinations where known.

Growers in the southern region are advised to monitor their crops for wheat stem rust.

Samples of all rusts observed in cereal crops should be submitted for pathotype analysis to the Australian Cereal Rust Survey.

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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