DoubleDogFarm
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Garlic Rust

Well, looks like I have Garlic Rust this year. :x This will probably cause early die down and reduce bulb size. Time to take notes. No garlic, onions, leeks and alike in this bed for 3 years. Rotation, rotation, rotation. :wink:

https://plant-disease.ippc.orst.edu/disease.cfm?RecordID=1328

Picture of Garlic rust.
[img]https://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h300/eric_wa/DSC02332.jpg[/img]

One of the garlic bulbs
[img]https://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h300/eric_wa/DSC02334.jpg[/img]

DoubleDogFarm
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I pulled one of the garlic plants this evening. Looks like it might be a decent harvest after all.

[img]https://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h300/eric_wa/DSC02356.jpg[/img]

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Very nice! Would the rust have eventually disfigured the cloves or was it a question of diminished photosynthesis and stunted growth?

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Aw, too bad. Hope it doesn't hurt your crop too badly.

DoubleDogFarm
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The little I have read, sound like it stunts the bulb growth, but does not effect the cloves. In other words, I can plant these cloves this fall :D

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I think I have some type of bean rust this year, but it appears to be staying on the lower leaves :).



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