WA: Reports of barley leaf rust and suspected stem rust

2 Sep 2016 | Rust alerts

There have been many reports of barley leaf rust across the WA grainbelt. There has also been one suspected case of stem rust found in a wheat crop at Pingaring. Growers are reminded to scout for rust and act if necessary.

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