Drew J. Lyon, Andy Hulting, Judit Barroso and Joan Campbell
PNW 660 | Revised June 2020


Feral rye (Secale cereale L.), also known as volunteer rye, is a troublesome weed in winter wheat production in the low- and intermediate-rainfall zones of eastern Washington and Oregon and southern Idaho. This publication describes the plant and provides recommendations for its management in winter wheat. Color photographs are included to facilitate identification.

About the authors

Drew J. Lyon
Joan Campbell

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