Close monitoring recommended for some wheat varieties

Close monitoring recommended for some wheat varieties

New stripe rust pathogen brings warning

Agronomy

25 JUNE 2018
Pest preparation paramount for WA crops

Pest preparation paramount for WA crops

Rainfall and subsequent warm weather means crop pests are on the agenda

Agronomy

13 MARCH 2017
Rust prevention requires proactive decisions

Rust prevention requires proactive decisions

NEW resources are now available to help grain growers manage wheat rust diseases, stressing the importance...

Agronomy

08 JUNE 2016
Rust resistance genes identified

Rust resistance genes identified

Researchers have identified a naturally-occurring wheat gene in tall wheat varieties that provides resistance...

Agronomy

23 MARCH 2016
Wheat leaf rust pathotype found for the first time in WA

Wheat leaf rust pathotype found for the first time in WA

An eastern Australian wheat leaf rust (Puccinia triticina) pathotype has been identified in Western Australia,...

Agronomy

21 DECEMBER 2015
South Australian rust reports highlight importance of crop monitoring

South Australian rust reports highlight importance of crop monitoring

  Leaf rust has also been found in barley crops, and stem rust and crown rust in oat crops. In South...

Agronomy

19 AUGUST 2015
WA growers urged to watch out for new types of crop rust

WA growers urged to watch out for new types of crop rust

Isolated pockets of rust are starting to appear in Western Australian barley crops but new pathotypes...

Agronomy

06 OCTOBER 2014
WA growers urged to keep eyes peeled for rust

WA growers urged to keep eyes peeled for rust

ISOLATED pockets of rust are starting to appear in Western Australian barley crops but new pathotypes...

Archive

18 AUGUST 2014
Wheat stripe and oat crown rusts on rise

Wheat stripe and oat crown rusts on rise

SAMPLES received by the Australian Cereal Rust Survey at the Plant Breeding Institute over the last two...

Agronomy

30 JULY 2014
Rust findings highlight need for grower vigilance

Rust findings highlight need for grower vigilance

Rust fungi stacks up as a major resistance risk for fungicides, according to the latest research, particularly...

Agronomy

04 JULY 2014
Rust risk downgraded for 2014

Rust risk downgraded for 2014

Australia's rust research gurus have agreed the risk for 2014 may be low but the best defence regardless...

Agronomy

09 JUNE 2014
Bust rust with abrasive blasting

Bust rust with abrasive blasting

Cleaning rust or old paint from metal is a thankless task, but sandblasting on a small scale is as simple...

Archive

19 FEBRUARY 2014