July 15, 2011: Tajikistan rust survey summary – Low levels of yellow rust

Wheat rust surveys were undertaken throughout the main wheat growing areas of Tajikistan by staff from the Tajikistan Agrarian University. A total of 22 sites were surveyed, covering both the northern and southern wheat growing regions. yellow rust was the only rust recorded on the survey. The disease was widely distributed, but only low severity (1-20%) of disease was recorded at all the sites where yellow rust was present.

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