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Managing Stripe Rust

issues regular cereal rust bulletins so producers can monitor the situation in areas where stripe and other rust diseases originate and most Canadian provinces also issue regular disease bulletins through their websites or other media (see list below).

Vigilance, as always, is the best defence against stripe rust in both wheat and barley crops.

CEREAL RUST DISEASE RESOURCES

1) United States Department of Agriculture, Cereal Disease Laboratory Rust Bulletins: www.ars.usda.gov/Main/docs.htm? docid=9757

2) Manitoba Agriculture Food &Rural Initiatives Plant Diseases webpage: www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/crops/diseases/index.html.

3) Alberta Agriculture &Rural development rust diseases web page: www1.agric.gov. ab.ca/$ department/deptdocs. nsf/all/prm4515.

4) Saskatchewan Department of Agriculture Crop Disease Web page: www.agriculture.gov.sk.ca/Default.aspx? DN=65976d1a- 8c66-4510-a96d-874a2b2b47a6 Crop Production News: www.agriculture.gov.sk.ca/Crop- Production-News.

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