How to tackle the main barley diseases


We examine the four of the main barley diseases in the UK: ramularia, mildew, rhynchosporium and net bloch.

You will find out how to identify the diseases, the conditions that make them a particular threat and how to control them – the fungicide options and how to carry out cultural controls.

Table of contents:

  • Why weather dictates ramularia disease in barley
  • How to reduce the risk and control mildew in barley
  • Advice on tackling rhynchosporium in barley crops
  • Why net blotch control in barley needs an integrated approach