Rust alerts

This is the latest Cereal Rust Report for 2014:

Issue 1: Cereal rust situation at late autumn 2014

Cereal rust situation at late autumn 2014

  • Poor seed purity, and not a pathogen mutation, was the likely cause of observed wheat stripe rust infections of Spitfire crops in 2013
  • First report of wheat stripe rust
  • Wheat leaf rust reported in South Australia and northern NSW
  • Barley leaf rust reported from Western Australia
  • Stem rust on barley reported from Queensland
  • Oat stem and crown rust reported from the Central
    Western Slopes of NSW


Previous Cereal Rust Reports can be accessed at http://sydney.edu.au/agriculture/plant_breeding_institute/cereal_rust/reports_forms.shtml