October 27, 2014: Kenya 2014 Rust Surveys- High Level of stem rust; Yellow rust and Leaf rust at low levels

Rust surveys were carried out in all the four key wheat growing regions of Kenya: South Rift, Mount Kenya region, Central Rift and North Rift. The surveys were conducted by experts from the Kenyan Agricultural Research Institution (KARI). A total … Continue reading

May 14, 2014: Bangladesh 2014 Rust Surveys – High leaf rust pressure and the first stem rust records in three decades

Extensive annual rust surveys were undertaken throughout the wheat growing areas of Bangladesh during February-March 2014. The surveys were coordinated by Dr P.K. Malaker of the Wheat Research Centre (WRC), Dinajpur, but implemented by several collaborating stations, including; Dinajpur, Joydebpur, … Continue reading

May 20, 2013: Bangladesh 2013 Rust Surveys – Leaf rust widespread, but at lower severity than in 2012

Extensive rust surveys were undertaken throughout the wheat growing areas of Bangladesh during January-April 2013. The surveys were coordinated by Dr P.K. Malaker of the Wheat Research Centre, Dinajpur, but implemented by several collaborating stations, namely; Dinajpur, Joydebpur, Jamalpur, Jessore … Continue reading

May 20, 2013: Bhutan 2013 Rust Surveys – Rust incidence lower than 2012, leaf rust widespread but yellow rust localized

Rust surveys were coordinated and undertaken by the National Plant Protection Centre, Department of¬†Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Forest, Semtokha, Thimpu, Bhutan in collaboration with the Durable Rust Resistance in Wheat (DRRW) project during the period 25th April – 3rd … Continue reading

Oct. 30th, 2012: Zimbabwe rust survey summary – Stem and Leaf rust at low levels, but indications of possible new leaf rust races

Following the widespread distribution of rusts diseases observed in 2011 main season, a survey team co-led by Mr Bruce Mutari (Crop Breeding Institute) and Mrs Mutisi (Plant Protection Research Institute) carried out surveys throughout the key wheat growing areas of … Continue reading