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Don't let barley leaf rust erode profits

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Early detection of barley leaf rust is crucial for containing the damaging disease, which can infect barley crops at any time from tillering to maturity... The discovery in Western Australia last year of a new pathotype of the barley leaf rust pathogen ( Puccinia hordei ) serves as a reminder to growers to remain vigilant this season and potentially adjust management plans for the disease... Up-to-date information and links to resources about barley leaf rust can be found at the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Hot Topic Barley leaf rust in Western Australia available at www.grdc.com.au/BarleyLeafRustWA ...
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