Yellow Rust Tools – Maps & Charts

A series of display tool have been created by the Global Rust Reference Center, Aarhus University. These tools permit analysis and display of information relating to the historical and current distribution and importance of stem rust, leaf rust and yellow … Continue reading

Yellow Rust Survey Mapper

The Survey Mapper tool, developed by the University of Aarhus Denmark, displays rust field suvey data. Selection of any specific combination of country(s), year(s), disease, severity or growth stage is possible. Any new data incorporated into the underlying database will … Continue reading

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

June 13, 2014: Yemen 2014 Central Highland Rust Surveys – Yellow rust and stem rust present, but at generally low levels

Rust surveys were undertaken in the central Highlands of Yemen during the period 20-25th May 2014. The surveys were undertaken by scientists from the Agricultural Research & Extension Authority (AREA), with the survey team being Musaed Eisa, Rashad Al Basha … Continue reading

Jan. 20, 2014: DWR, India issues new yellow rust advisory for North-west plain zone and Northern Hill zone. Early appearance and rapid disease spread being reported.

On the 2nd January 2014 DWR, India issued a new advisory for yellow rust management in the North-west plain zone and Northern Hill zone (see DWR Advisory). The first report of stripe rust was observed in farmers fields on 1st … 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

Zimbabwe Yellow Rust Risk Maps

These maps were created using all years of survey data (2009-2010). 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

Zambia Yellow Rust Risk Maps

These maps were created using all years of survey data (2009-2010). 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