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Leaf spot diseases affecting wheat in Western Australia are septoria nodorum blotch, yellow spot and septoria tritici blotch.
Powdery mildew has become more prevalent in WA wheat crops over the past few years, particularly late in seasons.
Which foliar fungicide active ingredients are registered for which cereal diseases in WA?
Information is provided here to assist management of diseases and viruses that occur in broadacre crops grown in Western Australia - cereals (wheat, barley, oats and triticale), pulses (field pea,
This trial assessed potential efficacy and benefits from various timings of fungicide application for managing powdery mildew, leaf rust and leaf spot diseases in wheat.
This fact sheet has been prepared to provide information about a new barley leaf rust pathotype detected in Western Australia in 2016.
Cereal smut and bunt diseases are caused by fungi which parasitise the host plant and produce masses of soot-like spores in the leaves, grains or ears.
Stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) and leaf rust (Puccinia triticina) can be a significant threat to wheat crops in Western Australia in some seasons.
Barley powdery mildew populations resistant to some fungicide active ingredients are present in the WA wheatbelt.
Yellow leaf spot can have a significant impact on wheat yields.