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Rusts of Barley

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Barley stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis) is currently an exotic disease and barley grass stripe rust can attack some susceptible barley varieties... Stem rust survives the summer mainly on volunteer wheat, barley, triticale and some grasses including common wheat grass and barley grass... The most effective way to control the rusts of barley is to grow varieties with resistance or avoid growing those that are rated as very susceptible or susceptible to each disease...
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