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RUST IN WHEAT.

PREVENTIVE MEASURED

[per pbess association.)

• ■ : Melbouknb,' ApriT 26. •Mr t Smith Ellis, of] /ITftrra, whom Victoria ami New South Wales Governments conjointly agreed to pay a sum of £.10,000 ifiis specrfic for the prevention of rust *in? wheat' proved. effectual, has submitted his views tothe respective Governments.,, Jsse rusthe defines as: a parasite fungfet tutionally affecting the -wh«at ...plantOn arriving at maturity it bursts lorthi and escapes, in th.c- atniosphere insideform of pale yeUow smoke. The- rust smoke faste^emjthe^olean wfee»t; producing ti»© disease arid'Wery- precaution, must be taken ta prevent the ifermentation of seed wheat as it affords. an opportunity of detaching thei parasite. The principal preventive? measures are, to sow wheat in sufficiently wet ground as the rust smoke perishes in water, tojwinnow the grainy and'carefully to avoid reaping 'before ripe.. . '■ •■

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RUST IN WHEAT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2412, 28 April 1890

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RUST IN WHEAT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2412, 28 April 1890

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