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Brown rust- Fungal disease of wheat

Brown rust (Leaf rust)

Causal organism: Puccinia recondite f sp tritici



Chief symptoms: Orange to brown, round, scattered

Control measures:

1. Farmers are advised to use the latest resistant varieties recommended for the area.

2. Chemical spray

  • Foliar spray of Tilt @ 0.1% for the control of brown and yellow rust
  • Foliar spray of Plantavax @0.2% for the control of yellow rust.

pustules are formed on the leaves.

Brown rust (Leaf rust) of wheat


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