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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Of the three rust diseases affecting wheat crops, leaf rust is often overlooked because it is thought to be less damaging than stem rust and stripe rust... The new pathotype found in WA last year has a DNA fingerprint identical to isolates of the '76 group' from eastern Australia, clearly showing it has spread from east to west in Australia... Some wheat varieties, such as King Rock , Fortune and Zippy , have additional leaf rust resistance that is expected to remain effective, meaning a lesser shift in their resistance ratings from moderately resistant (MR) to MS. LongReach Cobra , Mace and Carnamah varieties have shown varying responses to the new pathotype, so further tests are underway to more accurately determine how they might react...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Of the three rust diseases affecting wheat crops, leaf rust is often overlooked because it is thought to be less damaging than stem rust and stripe rust... The new pathotype found in WA last year has a DNA fingerprint identical to isolates of the '76 group' from eastern Australia, clearly showing it has spread from east to west in Australia... Some wheat varieties, such as King Rock , Fortune and Zippy , have additional leaf rust resistance that is expected to remain effective, meaning a lesser shift in their resistance ratings from moderately resistant (MR) to MS. LongReach Cobra , Mace and Carnamah varieties have shown varying responses to the new pathotype, so further tests are underway to more accurately determine how they might react...
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