Blueberry rust declared endemic as cases found on Victorian farms

Bryce Eishold
By Bryce Eishold
August 6 2021 - 2:00am
BACK: While these blueberries fine, the fungal disease Thekopsora minima, more commonly known as blueberry rust, has been discovered again in Victoria.

A BLUEBERRY disease previously thought to be eradicated eight years ago has been discovered on rural properties in Gippsland and the Yarra Valley.

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Bryce Eishold

Bryce Eishold

Journalist

Bryce is an agricultural journalist for Australian Community Media's Stock & Land. He covers all aspects of ag from markets to politics and everything in between. Bryce is also the president of the Rural Press Club of Victoria. Email bryce.eishold@stockandland.com.au.

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