• Rust disease on spring onions
  • Garlic with rust disease
  • Rust disease on spring onions
  • Garlic with rust disease

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Rust

Rust is a general term for a large family of fungi that cause discoloured and distorted leaves.

Identifying

Rust is a general term that refers to a rather large family of fungi that attack plants. Rust infections cause leaf marks of yellow, orange, brown and black and infection may twist and distort the leaves. Note that rusty coloured patches on leaves may also be caused by nutrient deficiencies, sunburn and wind.

Solving

Note: Myrtle Rust is a rust disease that has recently been found in New Zealand. It has the potential to be a serious threat to pants of the myrtle family including pohutukawa and manuka. If you suspect myrtle rust please contact MPI Bioisecurity on 0800 80 99 66.

Did you know

Rust diseases are coused by fungi of the order Pucciniales.

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