Rust of Beetroot, Silverbeet and Spinach

Uromyces betae

Description:

Small, rust brown, dusty spots appear on older leaves and the younger leaves are infected from the spores produced.

Species Affected:

Beetroot, Silverbeet, Spinach

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Management and Control:

Plant healthy seed.
Remove and destroy diseased leaves.
Spray with fungicides.

Related and Similar Species:

References:

1291

Acknowledgments:

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