Managing blueberry rust in a cool climate 2024 Update

Blueberry rust research in Tasmania New research is underway to develop farm ready strategies for the prevention and management of blueberry rust in Tasmania. Blueberry rust in Tasmania is caused by the fungus Pucciniastrum minimum (formerly Thekopsora minima). It was declared endemic in Tasmania in 2022 due to widespread disease detections in the 2021/22 season. Preventing blueberry rust infection is key to limiting the impact of this disease on productivity and market access. The research aims to answer key questions that will help develop new strategies for managing blueberry rust. Update published April 2024

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Categories: Blueberry, Diseases
Tags: Blueberry Rust
Author: TIA