From Kansas State University Research and Extension Identifying Rust Diseases of Wheat and Barley 2010
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The wet cool conditions in Kansas this week greatly increase the threat of stripe and leaf rust in Wheat.
Stripe rust was reported in Southeast Kansas today (April 4th). This is the first report of stripe rust in Kansas for the 2017 growing season.
The find was made by Josh Coltrain, KSU Agronomy Agent in the Wildcat Extension District. The stripe rust was found in Montgomery county that borders OK in the Southeast corner of the state.
The wheat variety was “Everest” which is known to be susceptible to stripe rust. The crop was planted in September (early for this part of the state) and is now at the heading stages for growth. The weather conditions have been highly conducive for the disease in recent weeks and wheat growers in the state should intensify their scouting efforts.
Erick De Wolf