This publication by the Fungicide Resistance Action Group incorporates the many developments that have occurred in recent years, in particular, fungicides representing a number of new groups have been registered.
The ‘Ramularia leaf spot in barley’ factsheet includes information on the life cycle of ramularia and control options. A more detailed accompanying guide allows ramularia symptoms to be identified and severity scored.
Yield losses to yellow rust can be prevented using a
combination of varietal resistance
and fungicides. This publication includes information about varietal diversification schemes and results from the UK Cereal Pathogen Virulence Survey (UKCPVS).
Verticillium wilt was found in an average of 16% of crops in harvest years 2009–2011. It was most prevalent in eastern England. This publication provides an overview of the disease and management options.
Septoria tritici is the most important wheat disease in the UK. Azole fungicides are currently the primary control method and anti-resistance strategies need to be applied to preserve and extend the useful life of these active ingredients.
Take-all is a serious soil-borne disease of cereals. It is estimated that half of UK wheat crops are affected and that they suffer average yield losses of 5 to 20%. This publication provides an overview of the disease and management options.