Pathogenicity surveys

Pathogenicity surveys are conducted on an annual basis to monitor pathogenic change in the cereal rust pathogen populations. The following pathogens are covered in this survey:

Disease

Wheat stem rust
Wheat leaf rust
Wheat stripe rust

Barley leaf rust

Oat stem rust
Oat leaf (crown) rust

Rye stem rust

Pathogens

Puccinia graminis tritici
Puccinia triticina
Puccinia striiformis tritici

Puccinia hordei

Puccinia graminis avenae
Puccinia coronata

Puccinia graminis secalis