Ground Cover Supplement : GC Supplement - Cereal foliar fungal diseases
1. Grow varieties with adequate resistance to stem, stripe and leaf rust. 2. Phase out very susceptible (VS) or susceptible (S) varieties. 3. Remove volunteer plants, called the green bridge, at least four weeks before sowing. 4. Know the seedling and adult rust resistance or susceptibility of varieties sown. 5. Monitor crops -- early disease detection and management is best. 6. Identify chemical options, taking into account maximum residue limits and withholding periods. 7. Play your part in national rust management and report infections to your State agriculture department. 8. Send suspected rust infections to the Australian Cereal Rust Survey, Private Bag 4011, Narellan NSW 2567. The Rust Bust is an initiative of the Australian Cereal Rust Control Program Consultative Committee, with support from the Grains Research and Development Corporation. Have a rust management plan this season If you find rust, be proactive and tell other growers.
GC Supplement - Frost
GC Supplement - Root and crown diseases 2014