DPIRD confirms myrtle rust detection in the East Kimberley

July 18 2022 - 2:00am
Myrtle rust has been detected on a remote property in the Kimberley. Signs to look out for include masses of bright yellow or orange-yellow spores on plant foliage, lesions on actively-growing foliage, floral buds and young fruit and buckled or twisted leaves.

A DETECTION of myrtle rust on a paperbark tree in a wetland on a remote pastoral lease in the East Kimberley has been confirmed by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD).

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