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Leaf Rust

Leaf Rust Identification and Management

Small, orangish-brown lesions are key features of leaf rust infections. These blister-like lesions are most common on leaves but can occur on the leaf sheath, which extends from the base of the leaf blade to the stem node. Lesions caused by leaf rust are normally smaller, more round, and cause less tearing of the leaf tissue than those caused by stem rust.

Management:
Variety resistance in 2014 and 2015, Foliar Fungicides.

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