Brown leaf rust

Is this a Minor Pest?
Minor Pest Title

Brown leaf rust (Puccinia recondita f. sp. tritici)

Minor Pest Description

The lesions are brown at first and are most easily distinguished from those of stem rust by their size and shape: they are usually small and circular. They turn black as the crop matures. They occur on the leaf blades and the leaf sheaths and may appear at any stage of the crop's growth.

Minor Pest What to do.
  • Plant resistant varieties, if available.
  • Control weeds.
  • Avoid cropping of wheat in succession.
Minor Pest Position
Minor Pest Firstcontent
Host Plants