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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Authors

W A. Shipton

Keywords

Wheat, Puccinia graminis, Rain, Disease transmission, Western Australia

First Page Number

165

Last Page Number

169

Abstract

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.

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