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Stripe rust spread slowing, spring wheat fields most affected

Pest surveillance branch update August 7, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mike Harding, AARD – Twenty-four spring wheat fields were surveyed for stripe rust in the Lethbridge, Warner, Taber and Forty Mile counties of southern Alberta. The continuing hot, dry weather has generally slowed the spread of the disease. Among spring wheat fields surveyed, stripe rust was observed in 58 per cent with average stripe rust […] Read more