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PRO/PL> Stem rust, barley – UK: (England)

Other Plant Disease -- United KingdomWheat stem rust caused by the fungus _Puccinia graminis_ f.sp. _tritici_ is a notorious disease of wheat and barley. In western Europe, following many decades of absence the disease started to re-emerge in 2013 with sporadic outbreaks reported in Germany [ProMED-mail post http://promedmail.org/post/20140404.2379670], Sweden, Denmark, [and] a single [infected] wheat plant in the UK. These outbreaks were seen as an early warning of a potential resurgence. A much Read more [...]