Exotic Pest Reporting
Stripe rust; Yellow rust
Puccinia striiformis var. striiformis
Stripe rust; Yellow rust (Puccinia striiformis var. striiformis) is a fungal pathogen. It was first detected in Washington in 1984.
Puccinia striiformis causes stripe rust on wheat, but has other hosts as well. Infection can causes losses of up to 40%, and the fungus will infect both winter wheat and spring wheat. .
07/29/2014 - Stripe Rust Epidemic Continues to Raise Concern
07/03/2014 - Factors for Treating Wheat Rust
06/17/2014 - Fungal Infection Threatens Local Wheat Crops
06/06/2014 - Stripe Rust Makes Early Appearance in Southern Idaho
04/22/2014 - Stripe Rust Find Puts Resistance Gene in Question
04/08/2014 - Stripe Rust Found in Willamette Valley Wheat
04/07/2014 - Strategies to Combat Stripe Rust Disease - ICARDA
03/24/2014 - Soybean Rust Outlook
03/05/2014 - Disease Threat Lurks in the Wheat Fields
01/27/2014 - Cereal Crops Facing Yellow Rust Epidemic
01/15/2014 - Lower Temperatures Reduce Stripe Rust Worries