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Noun1.Puccinia - type genus of the PucciniaceaePuccinia - type genus of the Pucciniaceae; a large genus of parasitic fungi including many that are destructive to various economic plants
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Pucciniaceae, Pucciniaceae - large important family of rust fungi
Puccinia graminis, wheat rust - rust fungus that attacks wheat
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Among the three rust, stripe or yellow rust caused by Puccinia striiformis Westend f.
Common barberry (Berberis vulgaris L.) poses a major threat to North American agriculture as the alternate host for Puccinia species causing rust diseases on small grain crops.
Swat district, Murree and Azad Jammu and Kashmir were visited, which resulted the identification of four genera of rust fungi naming Puccinia, Cerotelium, Miyagia and Uredo containing seven species on eight host plants.
Azoxystrobin helps in protecting crops against prevalent fungal diseases including Septoria leaf blotch, rye leafrust (Puccinia triticina), stripe rust, powdery mildew, wheat leaf rust (Puccinia recondita), and downy mildew.