Wheat, Puccinia graminis, Rain, Disease transmission, Western Australia
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High summer and autumn rainfalls, followed by rust infection of volunteer plants and favourable conditions during late winter and spring, lead to rust epidemics.
WIDESPREAD outbreaks of wheat stem rust are rare in Western Australia.
Shipton, W A.
"Summer and autumn rainfall in relation to epidemics of wheat stem rust in Western Australia,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 7:
4, Article 7.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol7/iss4/7