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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Barberry image gallery
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Common Barberry Bushes

Bushes and berries



Guides to Identification

Common Barberry (rust susceptible)

Japanese Barberry (rust resistant)


Infected Barberry


Pycnial infection

Aecial infection


Life Cycles

Pathogen (P. graminis)

Agricultural (P. graminis)

Pathogen (P. striiformis f.sp. tritici)


Eradication/Control Programs

Map of Barberry Eradication Sites

Map of "Protected Areas"

Rust Buster Medal


  Historical images

Barberries, eradication, etc.


Last Modified: 8/18/2016
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