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Yellow rust- Fungal disease of wheat

Yellow rust (Stripe rust)

Casual organism: Puccinia striiformis f sp . tritici

Chief symptoms: Yellow to lemon yellow pustules arranged in narrow stripes or in rows on leaves. Pustules can also be found on leaf sheaths and glumes.

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.


Yellow rust (Stripe rust) of wheat


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