Yellow Rust Management

The Yellow rust disease on wheat appears as yellow coloured, powdery linear stripes on the leaves. Farmers are advised to be proactive and monitor their fields regularly to look for any such symptoms. In the event of yellow rust symptoms, they are advised to go for spot application of Tilt or Shine or Bumper or Folicur @ 200 millilitre in 200 litre of water or Bayleton @ 200 gram in 200 litre of water. The farmers are advised to use cone type of nozzle for spray of fungicides. The farmers in sub-mountainous districts of Punjab are advised to be extra careful in monitoring their wheat fields for detection of yellow rust and take timely control measures