May 17, 2013: CAUTION – POTENTIALLY SERIOUS OUTBREAKS OF YELLOW (STRIPE) RUST IN CWANA REGION. VIGILANCE NEEDED IN EAST AFRICA

Conducive climatic conditions for rusts, especially yellow rust, are resulting in potentially serious outbreaks in the CWANA region. Cool and wet conditions have persisted in many countries from Turkey to Bhutan. Early yellow rust infections have been observed in several … Continue reading

June 30, 2011: Pakistan rust survey summary – All three rusts recorded, stem rust only in Sindh province, yellow rust in the Northern plains and leaf rust widely distributed

Extensive wheat rust surveys were undertaken by several research institutes in Pakistan during March to May 2011. The surveys covered all the major wheat growing areas from Sindh province in the south to the northern plains. A total of 56 … Continue reading