Stripe Rust of Barley

Puccinia species

Description:

Similar to Wheat Stripe Rust.

Species Affected:

Barley, Barley Grass.

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Management and Control:

Sow resistant varieties. See Disease Susceptibility of Barley Varieties
Use a seed treatment to reduce early infections. These typically give 8-12 weeks protection. They may reduce crop emergence, which is made worse by deep planting and some pre emergent herbicides.
Spray when yellow patches appear and repeat in 4 weeks if necessary. Spraying is unlikely to be economic after flowering.
Control Barley Grass and volunteer or out of season Barley.

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Acknowledgments:

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