Stripe Rust of Barley
Similar to Wheat Stripe Rust.
Species Affected:Barley, Barley Grass.
Origin and History:
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.
Related and Similar Species:References:
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