May 23, 2014: Iran 2014 Rust Surveys – Isolated occurrence of wheat rusts, but generally very low disease pressure for Iranian farmers

Extensive wheat disease surveys have been undertaken throughout the main wheat growing regions of Iran during the period February to May 2014. The surveys were coordinated by Dr Farzad Afshari, Seed and Plant Improvement Institute (SPII), Karaj and involved several … Continue reading

Iran Yellow Rust Risk Maps

These maps were created using all years of survey data (2010-2011). They illustrate hot-spots of disease severity. The following two approaches were taken to create the maps: Map 1. Geo-statistical Hot-spots:The Getis-Ord Gi* statistic was calculated on the survey data … Continue reading

Iran Stem Rust Risk Maps

These maps were created using all years of survey data (2010-2011). They illustrate hot-spots of disease severity. The following two approaches were taken to create the maps: Map 1. Geo-statistical Hot-spots:The Getis-Ord Gi* statistic was calculated on the survey data … Continue reading

Iran Virulence Graph

The Virulence by Country tool, developed by the University of Aarhus Denmark, displays the frequency of virulence to specific combinations of Sr genes in analysed samples over time for a selected country. Selection of any Ug99 lineage race or specific … Continue reading

Iran Pathotype Frequency Graph

This pathotype information tool, developed by the University of Aarhus Denmark, displays the frequency of Ug99 lineage pathotypes in analysed samples. Selection of any specific combination of country(s) or year(s) is possible. Any new data incorporated into the underlying database … Continue reading