epidemics have emerged at times in tandem with carefully refined selective breeding in cereals; the disease is once again extremely damaging in East Africa and is making a comeback in Europe.
The only medicine for stem rust disease
is use of resistant varieties,' said Dr Wanyera.
The country has also announced the discovery of a new strain of roya, the coffee leaf rust disease
, which, left untreated, could impact the 2017-18 crop.
Evaluating the Effect of Different Wheat Rust Disease
Symptoms on Vegetation Indices Using Hyperspectral Measurements.
Each accession of the yellow rust screening nursery was bordered with a susceptible check of 'Morocco' as a spreader of yellow rust disease
Leaf rust disease
is caused by Puccinia hordei (fungus) in barley.
Future risks for the agribusiness market include disease (predominantly coffee rust disease
, or roya) and the potential impact of El Nino on food security in the region.
He said that they are so much self-sufficient in wheat production but we have to produce the disease-free varieties if we want the completion of our goals," he said, adding during recent 'Travelling Wheat Seminar' it seems that no rust disease
affected crop found in Sindh and it is so encouraging news for the people who are directly or indirectly connected with it.
Wheat farmers should prepare themselves to fight against expected onslaught of rust disease
due to climate change and to help themselves to ensure food security.
He said that during recent Travelling Wheat Seminar it seemed that no rust disease
affected crop found in Sindh and it was so encouraging news for the people who were directly or indirectly connected with it.
Out of 49 test entries, 11 remained very highly resistant, 4 highly resistant, 12 resistant, 3 moderately resistant, 2 moderately susceptible, 8 moderately susceptible to susceptible, 1 susceptible, 2 highly susceptible and 6 were very highly susceptible to yellow rust disease
Wheat farmers faced a crisis in Ethiopia because of widespread yellow rust disease