Fire and rust – impact of myrtle rust on post-fire regeneration - Interim Report

Date: 22, Mar, 2021
Author(s):   Geoff Pegg, Louise Shuey, Fiona Giblin, Rob Price, Peter Entwistle, Angus Carnegie, Jennifer Firn
Publisher: TSR Hub

Recent extreme fire events have resulted in significant impacts on a range of different ecosystems, with widespread epicormic and seedling regeneration creating ideal conditions for spread and impact of myrtle rust. This project aimed to determine the susceptibility to and impact of myrtle rust on Myrtaceae species regenerating after bushfire.